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Dutch Harbor:

see Aleutian IslandsAleutian Islands
, chain of rugged, volcanic islands curving c.1,200 mi (1,900 km) west from the tip of the Alaska Peninsula and approaching Russia's Komandorski Islands.
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; UnalaskaUnalaska
, rugged island, 30 mi (48 km) long, off SW Alaska, one of the largest Aleutian Islands. Visited (c.1759) by Russian explorers, the island was a center of Russian fur trade until it was superseded by Kodiak.
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* Andrew Mew, who previously served as operations manager, has been promoted to Vice President; in this role he will continue to oversee all Alaska operations including offices in Anchorage, Dutch Harbor, Kenai, Seward, and Whittier in addition to all the outlying Alaska ports.
28 departed for Dutch Harbor, a fishing port on Unalaska 800 miles southwest of Anchorage, with heavy oil still in the lowest portion of the cargo hold.
In addition, Matson will be operating port terminals in Anchorage, Kodiak and Dutch Harbor and acquiring several reserve steam powered Jones Act containerships that may be used for dry-dock relief.
He was a crab fisherman out of Dutch Harbor, Alaska for several years, and lived many adventures in the Alaskan wilderness.
Regional airline PenAir began canceling flights late on Tuesday from Anchorage to a pair of Aleutian Island destinations, Cold Bay and Dutch Harbor, because of a mix of high winds and volcanic ash from Pavlof, PenAir spokeswoman Missy Roberts said.
Kawada was previously the vice president of operations at Westward Seafoods, where he was in charge of the company's processing facility in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
The volcanic activity has been taking place at Mount Cleveland, located west of Dutch Harbor, and Mount Pavlof, located near Cold Bay, Alaska.
In late December, a Shell spokesman told a local newspaper, the Dutch Harbor Fisherman, that it was "fair to say the current tax structure related to vessels of this type influenced the timing of our departure." But Shell said in response to Markey that its decision was guided by safety, not taxes.
Pollack is a North Pacific bottom fish hauled into places like Dutch Harbor, AK (No.
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In conjunction with the Battle of Midway, the Japanese attacked Alaska, bombing the American base at Dutch Harbor and occupying Kiska and Attu Islands.
The Healy leaves Dutch Harbor in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on June 15 and heads to the Bering Strait where it begins ocean sampling.