Coast Guard calls off search for missing crab boat
February 16, 2017
ANCHORAGE (AP) – The search has been called off for the six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea.
The fishing vessel Destination went missing early Saturday after an emergency signal from a radio beacon
registered to the ship. The signal originated from 2 miles off St. George, an island about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island.
The Coast Guard released a statement Monday night saying the search has been suspended.
“We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the six crewmembers during this extremely difficult time,” said Re...