January 22, 1984 The 96 foot trawler Mary Lou rolled over and sank off Cape Decision after being hit by a large wave on a trip from Seattle to Kodiak. Three crewmembers survived and two were lost. Lost were skipper and part owner Tom Hansen (33) of Seattle and Fred Blanchard (25) of Portland.
February 14, 1984 14 people were lost and 8 rescued when the Japanese trawler Kyowa Maru No. 11 collided with the Anyo Maru No. 15 approximately 120 miles N of Atka.
March 15, 1984 Frederick Clark from Kodiak was lost when he fell overboard from the George W while working on deck in Ugak Bay.
May 21, 1984 Herring spotters Greg Curley and Walter Hansen died in a mid air collision over Togiak.
May 21, 1984 Douglas Bangs of Anchorage and two friends were lost when their boat disappeared while halibut fishing near Kasilof.
July 21, 1984 Hal Dierich, Jack Johnson, Harold Martin and Fred Monson were lost in a plane crash near Black Point, Spruce Island.
July 23, 1984 Bellevue, Washington businessman Herbert Clausing was lost when his 28 foot cabin cruiser Wild Canary sank in Chatham Strait north of Port Alexander.
August 2, 1984 Jess Eggemeyer was lost after falling off the dock in Larsen Bay.
September 30, 1984 The 48 foot wooden fishing vessel Curlew sank in a rescue attempt of the fishing vessel Kelly Ann in the Shumagin Islands. She was towing the Kelly Ann when the disaster took place. The Kelly Ann cut the towline as the Curlew foundered and managed to start her engine, avoid the nearby rocks and save Ray Miller from the sinking Curlew. Lost from the Curlew were David Miller of Kodiak, Jeff O’Donoghue and Phil O’Donoghue.
November 20, 1984 Daryl Dickenson (13) was lost when the seiner Dotty G flipped in 90 knot winds while at anchor in Zaikof Bay on the northeast coast of Montague Island.
December 26, 1984 Roger Arlo (Butch) DeGrote from the fishing vessel Scorpio drowned in the Kodiak Small Boat Harbor.