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Exploring history the Outer Coast).Several public events have been scheduled during the visit, including a talk by French cruise ship captain Philippe Fichet Delavault, "La Perouse meets the Tlingit: A French perspective," at 6 p.m. Friday at the UAS...
On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...treatment of scurvy. Even after Lind's paper, it was decades before preventative measures became standard aboard ship; Captain Cook in the 1770s was ahead of most other sea captains and successfully avoided a scurvy epidemic.In fact, there...
Toy, coat donations made by ton

...12th annual Blanket, Coat and Toy Drive. "There were so many items donated, on both trips we were full," said ship captain Lt. Brian Tesson. "We just didn't have any more places to put anything." Tesson estimated his crew delivered...
Down to serious business

...settler community between Sitka and San Francisco. That's a distance of close to 1,500 miles. Before a Boston ship captain sailed around the Horn and into the Pacific on the journey to Alaska, he would have told his wife and friends that...
Rescued crew from listing cargo ship happy to be alive

...and disappeared through the gray door leading to customs. Crew members were instructed not to discuss the matter, ship captain Nyi Nyi Tun said through a clinic worker. But earlier Tuesday, the 46-year-old Myanmar man told The Associated...
SE mayors, public unimpressed with ferry concept

...improve service in the communities of Juneau, Haines and Skagway, where the proposed ferries would operate.Another ship captain, former Juneau Assemblymember Don Etheridge, testified that he believes an open-deck design will lead to icing inside...
Carnival questions captain's judgment as death toll rises

...due to a maneuver that was not approved, not authorized nor communicated to Costa Crociere by the captain of the ship." Captain Francesco Schettino, who is in custody amid a criminal probe, may have steered the boat closer to Giglio to give...
Freighter capt. sentenced to 3 years probation

...Unalaska Island. Six crew members perished when a Coast Guard helicopter crashed during a rescue attempt. Singh, a ship captain for 17 years, at first told investigators he shut off both engines about two and a half hours later than he really...
Wings' Bob Jacobsen named chamber's Citizen of the Year

...Before Hudson served seven terms in the Alaska Legislature, he served in the U.S. Coast Guard as the youngest ship captain on the Great Lakes and worked to unify tribes in Liberia to form that nation's own coastal patrol. Hudson thanked...
Tanker's crew faulted for grounding will work with the Coast Guard on ways to improve ship safety, Butler said. A marine pilot - an experienced ship captain familiar with local waters - was on the bridge looking for ice, according to the report. Potter was in his stateroom...


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