A Navy P3 Orion airplane was in the area and after locating the crew remained on scene until Coast Guard assets arrived.
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles launched an HH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew. Coast Guard Station Quillayute River, Wash., and
Coast Guard units arrived on scene and were able to take the men and their life raft aboard the motor lifeboat and are headed to
The vessel sank in approximately 600-feet of water in the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Sanctuary officials were notified of the sinking.
The crew reported having approximately 60 gallons of diesel fuel aboard. There was no visible pollution.
There were no reports of injuries.