1. Where did the Master Carl encounter problems? How did the crew escape?
The Master Carl was a crab boat that sank off Prince William Sound's Montague Island. The only two survivors, Channel and Mogoteaux, swam to shore along with two other crewmen and waited on the beach for their rescue by the Coast Guard.
2. What did Mogoteaux and Channel learn of their crew upon their rescue?
During their wait, Channel and Mogoteaux suffered from hypothermia and were nearly attacked by a bear. Upon their rescue, Channel and Mogoteaux learned that their two crewmates, including their brave skipper, did not survive the rough surf that pounded the island's beaches.
3. Where was Spike Walker in Part 1, The Greenhorn Season: Tanner Crab Fishing Aboard the Royal Quarry: Chapter 1? What was he doing?
Spike arrived in Kodiak with twenty dollars to his name and the number of a crab boat skipper. Spike heard a man could make good money in a short time in the Alaskan crab fleet and hoped his acquaintanceship with Mike "Jonesy" Jones would help him secure a job. Spike stayed with Steve Calhoun, a crewman on Jonesy's Royal Quarry, while he waited to find a job.
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