Search Called Off for F/V Juris, Investigation Ongoing

Seafoodnews.com, August 2, 2016
By Peggy Parker

The search for the F/V Juris has been called off. It is presumed to have sunk in 5,400 feet of water not far from where it was last seen.

“We have searched and have not been able to locate the fishing vessel Alaska Juris,” said Lt. Todd Bagetis, federal on-scene coordinator.

The unified command of the Coast Guard, Alaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and the Fishing Company of Alaska (FCA), formed to respond to the sinking of the Juris, is no longer active, although the USCG investigation of the sinking, and perhaps other jurisdiction’s investigation of the incident, are ongoing.

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46 Mariners Rescued Off Alaska Coast

Pacific Maritime Online Magazine, July 29, 2016
By Mark Edward Nero

Forty-six crewmembers aboard fishing vessel Alaska Juris, who abandoned a sinking ship near Kiska Island, about 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, were rescued July 26 by air crews with Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, along with good Samaritans.

All 46 crewmembers were transferred to good Samaritan vessels Spar Canis and Vienna Express and transported to the Alaska city of Adak.

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