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Grounded trawler Day Island dismantled in Ventura

Grounded trawler Day Island dismantled in Ventura

by George Miller The grounded trawler Day Island was signed over to the state by the uninsured owner who allowed the grounding to happen. The Ventura Fire Dept. made sure that hazardous materials, such as diesel fuel, were quickly removed. We had heard that a tug was supposed to salvage the craft the following night, […]

Grounded trawler Day Island to be broken up and removed

Grounded trawler Day Island to be broken up and removed

by George Miller Last we heard, the Day Island had not broken up and is still being pounded by surf on the beach, but not as large. It has to be the most photographed boat of the year. Local photographer/artist Jim Englund of Port Hueneme took this photo below, on his high-end Canon digital camera […]

Grounded trawler “Day Island” getting pounded

Grounded trawler “Day Island” getting pounded

By George Miller and Pam Schlotter The fishing trawler “Day Island” which ran aground off Ventura, just south of the Buenaventura State Beach on 1-10-16 near Woodstock Lane, still has not been salvaged. It took a real beating last night and today. Pieces of the craft were washing ashore. The diesel fuel aboard has been removed. […]

Grounded trawler “Day Island” in danger of breaking up?

Grounded trawler “Day Island” in danger of breaking up?

By George Miller and Pam Schlotter A large fishing trawler “Day Island” ran aground off Ventura, just south of the Buenaventura State Beach last night, near Woodstock Lane. Three crew members were rescued (see Fire Dept. report link, at bottom of this article). UPDATE: We were told that a tug is to remove the Day […]