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Letter: Alaska Marine Highway to the rescue

...vessel, the Williwaw, provided unsolicited help by retrieving the overturned vessel and bringing it to the safety of Swanson Harbor dock. To me, such examples of caring and ability help make up the strong fabric of life in Southeast Alaska.Molly...
Crew of ferry LeConte saves six after boat flips

...were freezing cold; they'd all been in the water," Nye said.As the men told Nye, they'd been fishing in the Swanson Harbor area off Point Couverden. At some point, their anchor got stuck as they attempted to raise it. A powerful electric...
Derby Rules

...58.10.6N, 135.03.15W) and then to the south end of Entrance Island (58.11.7N, 135.05.08W). Swanson Harbor is open for overnight anchorage, but is out of the fishing grounds. And those waters South of a line from Pt...
Hobbyist restores swamped troller get it in working condition. The 42.6-foot vessel has been swamped since 1982, when it hit a rock outside Swanson Harbor. Reddekopp took possession of it from the insurance company shortly after and has been fixing the damage in his spare...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...36-foot seining boat. As soon as school was out, we were put on that boat and taken fishing. We had camps at Swanson Harbor, Home Shore and Funter Bay, and we were in and out of Hoonah and Deer Harbor.'' ``I first remember being in...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Swanson Harbor Jim's remains return home By JAMES...including Geek'ee, Nadzann and Swanson Harbor Jim. But for the 71 years following...burial ceremonies last Thursday near Swanson Harbor, across Icy Strait from Hoonah. It...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...wasn't unusual. Earlier this month, the Smithsonian Institution returned remains of Jim Keki, a Tlingit man known as Swanson Harbor Jim, whose brain was removed after his death by a Juneau doctor in 1928 and shipped to the National Museum of Natural...
Derby celebrates 60th year

...their fingers for good weather during the event. Another change this year is that boats are allowed to overnight in Swanson Harbor, instead of having to find an anchorage closer in. For more information on the derby, visit www.salmonderby...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the waterline Monday night at Swanson Harbor has been found uninjured. Larry...the search and rescue effort. Swanson Harbor is off the mainland, about 25...side of Couverden Island, near Swanson Harbor. The Coast Guard boat crew landed...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...crew checked the shoreline after completing another search for survivors of a boat that burned to the waterline in Swanson Harbor. ``We found him about 8 this morning,'' MacIntyre said. Fords Terror, an estuary at the terminus of Brown...


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