KODIAK — One month ago, seine fisherman Luke Anderson had the toughest day of his life.
On June 18, Anderson’s boat, the Scandia, sank off Harvester Island at the end of a days-long fight against the ocean. Anderson and his crew safely abandoned ship in their 17-foot seine skiff, but the hardest decision of the day wasn’t to leave the Scandia. It was leaving Anderson’s terrified dog, Bo, onboard.
“We tried and tried and tried, but there wasn’t a guy on the skiff who wasn’t bawling their eyes out,” Anderson told the Kodiak Daily Mirror.