Coast Guard rescues eight fishermen from sinking boat

SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard rescued eight fishermen from a sinking fishing boat 30 miles south of Point Loma at around 12:04 p.m., August 20, 2011. Coast Guard Sector San Diego initially received a distress call from the owner of the 45-foot fishing boat Osprey that black smoke was coming from the engine and the boat was taking on water at 10:38 a.m. Sector San Diego immediately issued an urgent...