Here's a news release from the Alaska State Troopers regarding the disabled herring seiner Shady Lady:
Type: Vessel collision
On 3/24/10 at approximately 1712 hours a collision occurred during the Sitka sac roe herring fishery. The seiner F/V Confidence, operated by Leroy Johns, 46, of Sitka, collided with the seiner F/V Shady Lady operated by Dean Anderson, 51, of Chignik. Both vessels were damaged, however, substantial damage was caused to the Shady Lady. No injuries were reported and alcohol does not appear to be a factor. The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office was contacted and is investigating this incident. Investigation continues.
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