January 8, 1993 A crewman went overboard from the 116 foot crab fishing vessel Billikin 45 nautical miles from Saint Paul Island. He was recovered from the water within 10 minutes but succumbed to hypothermia and was lost.
January 15, 1993 The 86 foot crab fishing vessel Massacre Bay sank after she grounded and capsized in Alitak Bay. Lost were skipper Jock Bevis (42), Tom Salisbury (48) and Bill Corbin (45), all of Kodiak. Matt Corriere (23) survived.
March 8, 1993 An ELT signal was picked up from the 86 foot cod trawler Lady of Good Voyage. Only a crushed life ring and empty life raft were found. Lost were skipper Gregory Schwindt (32) of Bellingham WA, Jeremy “Jay” Scott-Hunter (37) of Bellingham WA, Larry Hoover of Newport OR and Eddie Hoover of Portland OR.
May 26, 1993 Two crewmembers were lost when a large wave washed over the 41 foot salmon fishing vessel Sunrise in Strawberry Channel south of Cordova. The vessel burned to the waterline and sank late the same summer.
June 6, 1993 Commercial fisherman Steven J Lozza died after an altercation aboard the ship on which he was working in Dutch Harbor.
July 30, 1993 The 38 foot salmon troller Sonia was found with no one on board at Cape Cross, Yakobi Island. Her operator was presumed lost.
August 7, 1993 Clarence Jasper (62), owner of the 95 foot salmon tender Preston Brooks, was lost from hypothermia when his vessel sank in the Barren Islands. Two other crewmembers were rescued.
August 10, 1993 Patrick “Kleet” Halsey was lost from the 104 foot crab fishing vessel Sea Venture in a deck accident while crab fishing.
September 13, 1993 The 58 foot crab fishing vessel Nettie H disappeared out of King Cove with 5 crewmembers on board. The vessel was bound for Saint Paul Island. Lost were Blake Grimstein of Bellingham WA, David Soileau of Cottage Grove OR, his girlfriend Julie Mereness of CO, Peter Soileau of Cottage Grove OR and Daniel Soileau of Conyers GA.
November 19, 1993 Eric Gromke (38) died of a heart attack aboard the 98 foot Big Valley during opilio crab season.