Category Archives: F/V Aleutian Ballad

Aleutian Ballad Going Strong as a Tour Boat!

Written by Margaret Bauman from the Alaska Journal of Commerce and is reprinted with written permission of the author. Deadliest Catch’ vessel lures fans aboard in Ketchikan   A crab boat captain who gained fame on the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest … Continue reading

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A few “Deadliest Catch” appearances from last week…

There’s one “Deadliest Catch” featured crew that hasn’t come home yet and that’s the F/V Wizard.  What a season of fishing they’ve had! The rest of the skippers and crews have been done for a short while and have already … Continue reading

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F/V Aleutian Ballad as of today

Remember when the F/V Aleutian Ballad was broadsided by a 60′ rogue wave in “Deadliest Catch” season 2?  You may be interested in knowing that she’s been fishing in a slightly safer manner for the last year.  After many months … Continue reading

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Deckboss Scott Templin of the F/V Maverick

The name may not necessarily sound all that familiar, but Scott Templin has been a featured fisherman on “Deadliest Catch” for the last two years.  This last season, he came unto the F/V Maverick as the Deckboss, replacing Blake Painter who skippered … Continue reading

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The F/V Aleutian Ballad bids farewell to commerical Fishing

In Deadliest Catch season 2, we were first introduced to the F/V Aleutian Ballad and her crew, and according to the Discovery channel, the AB (as we diehard fans like to call her) was to be a featured fishing vessel … Continue reading

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Famed Deadliest Catch’ captain starts tour operation

By Margaret Bauman Alaska Journal of Commerce David Lethin, one of the famed “The Deadliest Catch” crab boat captains, has transformed the Aleutian Ballad into a tour boat. Lethin spent $2.5 million to remodel his vessel to offer fans the … Continue reading

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