The 68 foot fishing vessel Heritage sank off Kodiak Island, Alaska in bad weather with 60 knots winds and 16 foot waves. A Jayhawk helicopter was heading to rescue an earlier wreck, see Part I, when it received the distress call from the Heritage. The helicopter proceed to the scene. At the same time, the 37 meter long fishing vessel Tuxedni, headed to the scene. The Tuxedni was able to rescue five crewman while the helicopter pulled two crewman from the water. All seven crewmen were wearing survival suits and reported to be in good condition. The Coast Guard is conducting an investigation into the incident.