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Lifting operations for Aleutian Isle stalled after weekend effort

Fishing vessel remains on the surface of the water near San Juan Islands

Salvage crews successfully lifted the Aleutian Isle on Saturday. The 49-foot fishing vessel is still in the water after crews determined current rigging and plans are unsafe.
Salvage crews successfully lifted the Aleutian Isle on Saturday. The 49-foot fishing vessel is still in the water after crews determined current rigging and plans are unsafe. (Photo courtesy of the Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
More than a month after it sank, the Aleutian Isle has been lifted off the sea floor.  The 49-foot

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