The afternoon of January 1, the crew of Ilwaco-based 50-foot F/V NOTHERN STAR experienced engine trouble while crabbing off the Washington coast, and called the Coast Guard. According to reports, the Coast Guard safely towed NORTHERN STAR, with about 14,000 pounds of crab on board, safely back into Ilwaco later that evening.
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