Photo: Ferry crew honored

Posted: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Chenega Capt. Samuel Daniels accepts the Honored Seafarer Award on behalf of the ship, the Alaska Marine Highway System and the state Friday night during the Admiral of the Ocean Sea award ceremony in New York City. AMHS and the Chenega crew were honored for a rescue June 8 after they plucked two men and a boy out of the frigid waters of Prince William Sound. Chenega's crew rescued 28-year-old Luke Renner of Homer and Andy Renner, 31, and his 8-year-old son, Owen, both of Palmer, after their boat reportedly sank when the vessel's bow was struck by several waves.

Courtesy Alaska Marine Highway System
Courtesy Alaska Marine Highway System

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