Coast Guard to present award to fishing vessel captain, crew

The media is invited to an award ceremony at Coast Guard Sector San Diego, Thursday, where the Coast Guard is scheduled to recognize a Point Loma fishing boat captain and his crew for their efforts in a rescue 1,500 miles off the coast of Hawaii. Gregory Virissimo, the captain of the fishing boat, and his crew discovered the fishing boat Fu Yuan Yu 065 on fire with 11 survivors in a life raft a few feet from the burning vessel, May 2, 2014.   Read the rest here 16:15

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