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The grounding of the Nathan E Stewart

Twenty miles west of Cape Fairweather in Alaskan waters, the 95 foot tug Nathan E Stewart was in trouble on December 18, 2011. High winds pushing huge seas were punishing the tug and its 300 foot fuel barge. The barge held 2.2 million gallons of diesel in addition to a few thousand gallons of other petroleum […]

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Jarrell Cove State Park’s south dock (bottom right) now has electricity. (Photo by kpslater)

Jarrell Cove’s south dock now has power

Boaters who can’t live without a microwave oven (or other things AC) will be happy that popular Jarrell Cove State Park now has power to one of its docks. Crews have installed 30-amp power sockets on the south dock. A $6/night charge is in addition to the $0.70/ft ($15 minimum) fee for overnighting on the […]

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