MARITIME CASUALTY - WHAT WENT WRONG AND WHY

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Twenty Rescued from Storm

The 143-foot Alaska Fishing vessel, REBECCA IRENE, lost engine power in the face of an impending severe storm. Twenty crewmen were evacuated from the vessel, 14 essential personnel remained on board. The vessel was taken under the escort of the Coast Guard Cutter SHERMAN. Hurricane force winds were approaching the Alaska coastline at the time of the rescue. Seas as high as forty feet were anticipated.

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