2008-2009 Registered Opilio fishing vessels

For the 2009 Snow crab/Opilio season, the State of Alaska posted their list of pre-season registered vessels in October.  Each year the boats listed become more familiar to ‘Deadliest Catch’ fans.  How many do you know?

Adventure               Alaska Challenger       Alaska Spirit       Alaskan Enterprise
Aleutian Beauty    Aleutian Lady               Aleutian No. 1    American Lady
Arctic Fox                Arctic Hunter              Arctic Lady         Arctic Mariner
Arctic Sea                 Atlantico                     Autumn Dawn     Baranof
Barbara J                  Bella K                         Bering Hunter     Bering Sea
Bering Star               Big Blue                      Billikin                   Bountiful
Brenna A                   Bristol Mariner             Bulldog                  Cape Caution
Cascade Mariner    Confidence                     Constellation       Controller Bay
Cornelia Marie       Destination                     Determined         Early Dawn
Erla N                      Farrar Sea                   Farwest Leader  Fierce Allegiance
Guardian                   Gulf Winds                     Handler                   Incentive
Island Mist               Jennifer A                       Kari Marie             Karin Lynn
Katie K                       Keta                           Kevleen K               Kiska Sea
Kodiak                       Kustatan                      Lady Aleutian       Lisa Marie
Maverick                  Melanie                          Mystery Bay          Nordic Mariner
North American    North Sea                         Northwestern        Nuka Island
Ocean Fury              Pacific Mariner               Paragon                  Pinnacle
Polar Lady               Polar Sea                          Provider               Reliance
Rollo                          Royal Viking                   Sandra Five           Scandies Rose
Seabrooke               Silver Dolphin                 Silver Spray          Southern Wind
Starward                  Stormbird                        Sultan                 Time Bandit
Trailblazer              Valient                               Viekoda Bay        Trailblazer
Vixen                        Western Mariner           Westward Wind      Wizard
Zone Five                 Viking Queen

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2 Responses to 2008-2009 Registered Opilio fishing vessels

  1. Jen says:

    I knew fourteen of them (that I could name their captains). MAN it is WAY too long till April. I can’t wait.
    *sigh* I was so jealous since Alaska Steve (at A Sense Of Place) got up close to The Northwestern. He has pictures on his blog.

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