National Fisherman

BAYTOWN, Texas — The U.S. Coast Guard says three crew members have been rescued from an overturned shrimp boat and it will resume a search for a missing man.
A Coast Guard spokeswoman says the boat capsized Monday afternoon in the Cedar Bayou Channel, sending four people into the water. Rescue crews suspended their search for the fourth person Monday night and will resume it Tuesday morning.
A Port of Houston Fireboat crew rescued two people who were stranded on top of the boat and a woman trapped under it.
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