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Video: Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen, dog from F/V Ocean Viking southwest of Kodiak, Alaska

uscg logoA Coast Guard Mh-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak rescues four  fishermen and a dog from a life raft 190 miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska, June  26, 2013. The crew of the 76-foot fishing vessel Ocean Viking, homeported in  Shoreline, Wash., abandoned ship when their vessel began taking on water and  they could not keep up with it. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Kodiak.  Available in high definition. watch video here   photos here

Coast Guard rescue’s four fishermen and their dog from F/V Ocean Viking 190 miles southwest of Kodiak Wednesday.

uscg logoWatchstanders at the Coast Guard 17th District command center received the crew’s distress call around 8:30 p.m., relayed through a Trident Seafoods employee in Chignik who heard their call over VHF-FM Channel 16, reporting that the 76-foot fishing vessel was taking on water and the crew was abandoning ship into a life raft. [email protected]