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Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from sinking vessel near La Push, Wash.

uscg logoThe Coast Guard rescued five fishermen after their vessel took on water and sank 30 miles outside of La Push, Washington, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew recovered the fishermen from their life raft and brought them back to La Push without medical concerns. The master of the 65-foot fishing vessel Captain John, called Coast Guard station Quillayute River watchstanders via VHF radio channel 16, stating that they were taking on water and not able to keep up with the flooding. Read the post here 21:01