Coast Guard plucks 3 fisherman from sinking vessel west of Tillamook (video)

A U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued three fisherman just before their 30-foot boat sank in the Pacific Ocean west of Tillamook on Tuesday afternoon. Chief Petty Officer David Mosley, a Coast Guard spokesman, said search-and-rescue officials in Warrenton received a mayday call at 2 p.m. from the crew of the fishing vessel Flying Fish. Their boat was taking on water in 6- to 10-foot seas with wind gusts of 27 mph and they needed help. The boat’s was carrying 10,000 pounds of shrimp, Mosley said. Read the rest here 14:16

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