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Coast Guard Rescues 4 Fishermen Near Kodiak
A Coast Guard helicopter from Kodiak rescued four fishermen and their dog Wednesday night from a sinking vessel 190 miles southwest of Kodiak.
KODIAK- A Coast Guard helicopter from Kodiak rescued four fishermen and their dog Wednesday night from a sinking vessel 190 miles southwest of Kodiak.
The Coast Guard says all are in good condition.
The crew of the Shoreline, Wash., based Ocean Viking, sent a distress call that the 76-foot vessel was taking on water. The crew put on their immersion suits, abandoned ship into a life raft and activated an emergency radio beacon.
When last seen, the Ocean Viking was partially submerged. The Coast Guard is warning other vessels to keep a lookout to avoid a collision.
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