Coast Guard, locals, rescue five fisherman after vessel sunk near Black Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, locals, rescue five fisherman after vessel sunk near Black Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Alaska State Trooper boat crews, as well as the crew of a good Samaritan vessel, rescued five fishermen after their vessel sunk near Black Island, Sunday. At 10:55 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a distress call over VHF channel 16 from an operator...