Working on the Edge: Surviving in the World's Most Dangerous Profession: King Crab Fishing on Alaska's High Seas Quiz

Spike Walker
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What are the platforms called on the decks of boats that allow the crewmen to deposit the pots into the water? (from Part 2, The Bering Sea Season: King Crab Fishing Aboard the Williwaw Wind: Chapters 1-4)

2.

What processing ship did the Rondys unload at in Part 3, Working on the Edge: Fishing the Aleutian Islands and Points North Aboard the Rondys: Chapter 9? (from Part 3, Working on the Edge: Fishing the Aleutian Islands and Points North Aboard the Rondys: Chapters 7-10, Summary 2, and Chapters 11-15)

3.

What was the effect of the illness the crabs suffered in the 80s, according to Spike Walker? (from Part 4, The Deadliest Season: Fishing the Gulf of Alaska Aboard the Elusive and Watching as Tragedy Strikes the Alaskan Fleet: Chapters 5-9 and Epilogue)

4.

Where had the Marion A hit a reef in Part 2, The Bering Sea Season: King Crab Fishing Aboard the Williwaw Wind: Chapter 9? (from Part 2, The Bering Sea Season: King Crab Fishing Aboard the Williwaw Wind: Chapters 9-12)

5.

What is the name of the system used to keep track of the sea's depth and other fishing vessels? (from Part 2, The Bering Sea Season: King Crab Fishing Aboard the Williwaw Wind: Chapters 5-8)

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