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FOUR ALASKA FISHERMEN SAVED FROM SINKING BOAT

The Coast Guard reports after receiving a May Day message, four crewman from the 53-foot fishing vessel Julia Breeze have been rescued.  The crew were forced to done survival suits and abandon ship into the vessel’s life raft after taking on water near Cape Ommaney.  The vessel’s EPIRB helped guide USCG rescue helicopters to the scene.  All four crew members were reported in good condition and flown to Kodiak for further evaluation.  The cause of the vessel sinking is under investigation.  Tragedy was avoid in this matter by having proper safety equipment on board the vessel.

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