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      Shoreline-based fishing boat sinks near Kodiak; crew rescued

      KODIAK, Alaska (AP) - A Coast Guard helicopter from Kodiak rescued four fishermen and their dog Wednesday night from a sinking vessel 190 miles southwest of Kodiak.

      The Coast Guard says all are in good condition.

      The crew of the Shoreline, Wash.-based Ocean Viking, sent a distress call that the 76-foot vessel was taking on water. The crew put on their immersion suits, abandoned ship into a life raft and activated an emergency radio beacon.

      When last seen, the Ocean Viking was partially submerged. The Coast Guard is warning other vessels to keep a lookout to avoid a collision.
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