San Francisco fishing fleet fire recovery

An early morning fire destroyed Pier 45, Shed C on May 23. While we were fortunate not to lose any lives in this tragedy, San Francisco fishing men & women have lost millions of dollars in fishing gear. 

The Crab Boat Owners Association has been representing the San Francisco fishing fleet since 1958. We are asking for any help you can give at this time. Donated funds will provide direct assistance to fishing men and women so that we can reequip our fishing businesses with the gear necessary to continue working and bringing fresh seafood to San Francisco.

As a community, we have lost approximately 2/3 of the capacity to harvest the fresh seafood that is delivered to San Francisco and the essence of our livelihoods. Crab traps and salmon tanks and hydraulic blocks and herring nets and buoys and black cod traps and shrimp traps and replacement transmissions and spare parts and tools and extra propellers and forklifts and and... and...


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  • Howard Levin 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Ken Bell 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Karen Scarr 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Blair g Helsing 
    • $80 
    • 2 mos
  • Diana Taylor Folberg 
    • $500 
    • 2 mos
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Crab Boat Owners Association 
San Francisco, CA
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