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FISHERMEN SAVED FROM ALASKA FISHING VESSEL GLORY

Monday, two fishermen were rescued from their sinking fishing vessel near Sitka.  The crewmen radio the Coast Guard for help when after the Glory, a forty-foot fishing vessel began taking on water.  A rescue swimmer was lowered to the vessel and advised them to abandon ship.   Weather at the scene was reported to be 55- mph winds with five-foot seas.   The cause of the sinking is unknown and there were no reported injuries at this time.

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