Coast Guard Rescues 37 People from Ecuadorian Fishing Vessel
A total of 37 people – including 12 Coast Guardsmen – were rescued from an Ecuadorian fishing vessel on Wednesday.
According to the U.S. Coast Guard 11th District Pacific Southwest, Coast Guardsmen were conducting a routine boarding of a 160-foot vessel named Marujita, located approximated 336 nautical miles southeast of Clipperton Island in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, when it began listing. The vessel became unsafe to remain aboard and the 25-person fishing crew, as well as the 12 Coast Guardsmen, were forced to abandon the vessel...
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