Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Northern Belle survivor: 'I prayed to God'

A crewman in a life raft dropped from a Coast Guard plane awaits a helicopter rescue. USCG Petty Officer Sara Francis photo

Here's a Seattle Times story about yesterday's sinking of the fishing vessel Northern Belle.

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three crewmen, but the captain and a "boat dog" perished, the article says.

The sinking occurred in the Gulf of Alaska, about 50 miles south of Montague Island.

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