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Fishing vessel capsizes in the channel of Coos Bay, three safe, skipper believed to be trapped onboard

56f2d4455baaa.imageRescuers scrambled to find a fishing skipper believed trapped within his capsized vessel in the channel of Coos Bay near the bar just out of Charleston at Buoy 5 Wednesday morning. Coast Guard spokeswoman Rachel Steiner said the Patty AJ was headed into port with a load of fish when it capsized during a turn. Three other crew members were able to escape. A Coast Guard helicopter, two boats and a dive squad were on scene this morning attempting to find the captain. Read the rest here 15:02