Alaska Shipwrecks (X)

ABBREVIATIONS:  AluminumALBritish ColumbiaBCCentralCFiberglassFRPFishing VesselFVIndicated Horse PowerIHPLongliner-LLMotor VesselMVNorthNOfficial NumberONRevenue Cutter ServiceRCSSchoonerSchSignal LettersSLSouth CentralSCSoutheastSESouthwestSWSteel oil screwSOSSteam ShipSSUnknownUUnited States ArmyUSAUnited States Coast GuardUSCGUnited States NavyUSNWestcentralWCWood gas screwWGSWood oil screwWOS

X-S (2008)     The 32 foot fishing vessel X-S stranded August 12, 2008 near Akun Island.  One of three crewmembers was rescued by the fishing vessel Kema Sue.  The remaining two were rescued by a U S Coast Guard Helicopter.  Salvage of the vessel was intended.

                Mapping and Location: Southwest Alaska   54 11 N 165 32 W   Chart 16011

                Source: U S C G District 17 Enforcement Report (August 12, 2008)

 

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