The 60 foot long fishing vessel Pacific Rim sank off Westport, Washington. The Pacific Rim had struck a submerged object tearing a hole in the hull. Unable to control the water ingress, the Pacific Rim sent out a distress call. The Coast Guard responded quickly and rescued the single person on board. He was later taken to hospital for treatment for hypothermia. Reports state the Pacific Rim had some 250 gallons of diesel fuel on board.
The 60 foot long fishing vessel Pacific Rim ran aground in dense fog in Charleston Channel near Coos Bay, Oregon. The fishing vessel contacted the Coast Guard who found the Pacific Rim undamaged. The Coast Guard took the vessel’s anchor out to deeper water awaiting for the next high tide. No reports of injuries.