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When Crab Was King: The Rise and Fall of the Kodiak King Crab Fishery

A Year-long radio project of the Kodiak Maritime Museum

Survival Suit Race (Episode 13 Runs July 28 to Aug 3

How do you get fishermen into their survival suits and used to how they work?

Develop a funky race with 4 survival-suited fishermen running down the ramp and swimming out to a liferaft.

Barb Burch organized the first Survival Suit Race at the urging of marine surveyor Norm Holm, fisherman Al Burch, and Hank Pennington of the Marine Advisory Program.

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