Corrected: Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to capsized vessel off La Push

The dog of the deceased mariner lays on the beach after swimming to shore when his owner’s vessel capsized 500 yards off Hand Rock in La Push, Wash., Aug. 17, 2016. The body of the deceased 74-year-old mariner, Clifford Dopps, washed ashore about two miles south of Clallam Bay, Thursday, along with the vessel. Photo courtesy of Washington Park Service.

The dog of the deceased mariner lays on the beach after swimming to shore when his owner’s vessel capsized 500 yards off Hand Rock in La Push, Wash., Aug. 17, 2016.  Photo courtesy of Washington Park Service.

SEATTLE — The vessel of the deceased mariner, 74-year-old Clifford Dopps, washed ashore near the Olympic National Park, Thursday. Dopps’ body was never recovered, as was previously reported.

Coast Guard personnel and multiple good Samaritan boat crews responded to the tragic event after a 22-foot aluminum vessel capsized 500 yards off Hand Rock in La Push, Wednesday.

A good Samaritan pulled one person from the water and safely transported them to emergency medical personnel waiting at Coast Guard Station Quillayute River with assistance from a station 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, who escorted the vessel after it had become disabled en route to station.

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