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Barge burns near Haines

The Coast Guard closed cruise ship traffic near Haines for about 90 minutes early Sunday evening as firefighters battled a smoky blaze on a barge just a few miles south of the upper Lynn Canal town.
Blaze on barge subdued Monday

...Capt. Eric Daigneault of the Fairweather Express, a passenger catamaran owned...times. Daigneault skippered the Fairweather Express, which was the first rescue...debris landing on the boat." The Fairweather Express backed off, but Daigneault...
Juneau Empire Story Archive under construction at Allen Marine in Sitka. In addition, Chilkat Cruises & Tours will continue to operate the Fairweather Express between Haines and Skagway. Which ship makes the run to Juneau will depend on weather and vessel availability...
Alaska Digest

...taking on water JUNEAU - An 80-foot tour boat, the Fairweather Express II, en route from Haines to Juneau, took on...catamaran was successfully beached, Moorlag said. The Fairweather Express II is owned by Chilkat Cruises and Tours of Haines...
Lynn Canal water taxi on scene for 4 rescues this summer

Gary Hess is sure he would not be alive if it weren't for the crew of the Chilkat Express.
Cruise ship grounds near Glacier Bay

...made its way to Bartlett Cove under its own power. Passengers and some crew were transferred in the afternoon to the Fairweather Express II, a National Park Service tour boat, headed to Bartlett Cove and then to Juneau. Jerrol Golden, spokeswoman...


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