Port and harbors junks the clunkers
November 18, 2021
WRANGELL —The port and harbors department is Marie Kondo-ing the boatyard.
But when tossing out what doesn’t bring joy consists of 10 derelict vessels that include steel, wood and fiberglass boats, the scrapping is a multi-step process.
The Island Belle, Bonnie Jean, Tres Suertes and Parakeet have been through a vetting process that consists of trying to find the original owner to claim the vessel, followed by a borough auction. No one claimed the vessels.
The Parakeet is already gone. It’s an old seiner that Juneau-based Channel Construction took because it was made of steel, Port Di...