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Ship cancels Chilkat Inlet sailing after fishermen protest

 

September 19, 2019

The Norwegian Joy sailed into Chilkat Inlet as gillnetters scrambled to get out of the way last Tuesday, Sept. 10. Photo Courtesy of Judy Hall Jacobson.

A cruise ship sailing north up the Chilkat Inlet last Tuesday roiled fishermen as about 25 gillnetters were forced to pull their nets and get out of the way of the oncoming vessel whose pilot refused to stop. While the ship had planned to sail aga...



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