Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel off Wash. coast

SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews assisted a disabled 80-foot commercial fishing vessel to Grays Harbor, Wash., Saturday.

The Coast Guard received a report via VHF-FM marine radio just after noon on Friday from the fishing vessel Calamari, with three people aboard, that it was disabled and adrfit 30-miles northwest of Quillayute River, Wash.

Coast Guard Station Quillayute River, dispatched a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew to tow the fishing vessel south toward Grays Harbor, Wash., a port large enough to accomodate the size of the vessel.

A 52-foot motor lifeboat crew and a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor took over and towed the vessel to port, arriving at approximately 9:30 a.m, Saturday.

No injuries have been reported.

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