On December 10, 1988, the Aoyagi Maru, a 288-feet (88 m) long Japanese fish refrigerant vessel, was tied up alongside and transferring fish from the Bering Trader in Lost Harbor. A winter storm was blowing and Bering Trader's anchor dragged.
Sturdies Bay is on the southeast shore of Galiano Island, one of the Southern Gulf Islands between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The island is named after the Spanish explorer Dionisio Alcalá Galiano, who explored the area in 1792.
Makushin Bay is a large embayment located about 20 miles (32 km) west of Dutch Harbor, on the west coast of Unalaska Island in the eastern Aleutians. In 1792, Lieutenant Sarichev of the Imperial Russian Navy, published the name as Guba Makushinskaya, meaning Makushin Bay.
Pillar Point is located about 20 miles (32 km) south of San Francisco, and is adjacent to the community of Half Moon Bay. The bluff property was historically used for grazing, and in 1940 it was purchased by the U.S Army for an observation post.
Baranof is located on Warm Springs Bay on the east side of Baranof Island, about 20 air miles east of Sitka, and just off of Chatham Strait. Baranof Island is in the northern Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska.
Cape Perpetua is a scenic wonder of the Oregon coast, drawing visitors to its spouting horn, devil’s churn, and dramatic views. Cleft of the Rock Light is a privately owned lighthouse located under the shadow of the cape.
The Kenai River is the most popular sport fishing destination in Alaska, particularly for King or Chinook salmon. The King salmon fishery is not as prolific as in other Alaskan rivers, but the Kenai is known for its large fish.
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