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F/V DESTINATION

Daher Jorge

Three months ago, a crab boat went missing in the Bering Sea with no mayday signal. Three days after that, responders called off their unsuccessful search.

Six fishermen died. A vessel was lost. All just a few miles offshore.

The search for answers is still underway: What happened to the F/V Destination?

It’s a Friday night, and the Norwegian Rat Saloon is packed.

F/V Destination Memorial Fund

The U.S. Coast Guard has called on its most rigorous investigators after a crabbing vessel and its six crew members went missing in the Bering Sea earlier this month.

A three-day search revealed no sign of the F/V Destination, apart from a floating tangle of debris.

That’s why the Coast Guard has convened the Marine Board of Investigation.

U.S. Coast Guard District 17

After nearly three days, the U.S. Coast Guard has called off the search for six fishermen missing since Saturday, when their crabbing vessel disappeared in the Bering Sea.  

Coast Guard officials made the announcement Monday night, after search parties found no sign of the F/V Destination -- apart from a floating tangle of debris that included the boat’s emergency beacon, several buoys, and a life ring.

U.S. Coast Guard District 17

After three days, the Coast Guard has called off the search for the crew of F/V Destination. 

The 98-foot crabber sent a distress signal Saturday morning, two miles northwest of St. George Island.

The vessel was on its way to fish for snow crab when it activated it's electronic position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB).

U.S. Coast Guard District 17

Two days after a fishing vessel went missing in the Bering Sea, U.S. Coast Guard officials say there’s been no sign of the ship -- or the six people onboard -- since searchers found its emergency beacon Saturday afternoon.

The F/V Destination sent a distress signal Saturday morning, two miles northwest of St. George Island.

The Coast Guard has launched a  search for the 98-foot crabber, which is based in Sand Point and Seattle.

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