February 9, 2008 George Reutov was lost when the Velocity overturned near Millbay Beach of Kodiak. Chuprov Berestov barely survived.
March 23, 2008 42 were rescued and five lost when the 189 foot factory ship Alaska Ranger lost a rudder and sank in the Bering Sea W of Dutch Harbor. Lost were captain Eric Peter Jacobsen, David Silveira, Byron Carillo, Daniel Cook and Satoshi Konno.
September 7, 2008 Skipper Steve Bundy died aboard the Wild Thing while docked at Kodiak.
October 22, 2008 Seven of eleven crewmembers were lost when the 93 foot cod vessel Katmai sank in the Bering Sea returning from Adak Island to Dutch Harbor. Lost were Jake Gilman, Glen Harper, Fuli Lemusu, Joshua Leonguerrero, Cedric Smith, Robert Davis and Carlos Zabala.