Saturday, July 17, 2010

Norton Sound gillnetter lost, two saved

The missing fisherman named in this item holds a commercial salmon gillnet permit for Norton Sound.

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Shaktoolik
Type: Search and rescue
On 7/16/10 at 1510 hours the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a capsized fishing boat near Shaktoolik. Two crewmen were found clinging to a buoy and were rescued. The third crewman, Thomas Sagoonick, 36, of Shaktoolik, has not been located. Personal flotation devices were not used.

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