Coast Guard marine safety officials are investigating a collision between two fishing vessels that occurred Monday in Bristol Bay
The 50-foot Ms. Ingrid and the 85-foot High Spirit near Naknek collided about 1 a.m. The Ms. Ingrid suffered extensive damage to the vessel's bow. The skipper aboard Ms. Ingrid intentionally
grounded the boat on a mud flat to conduct repairs. The High Spirit suffered minimal damage and continued fishing.
Coast Guard marine safety officials from Anchorage are investigating the collision. No injuries occurred to anyone aboard either vessel.