The Coast Guard on Friday rescued five fishermen from the 56-foot commercial fishing vessel Taplow, which began taking on water 19 miles southwest of Grays Harbor.

The men safely boarded a Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor 52-foot motor life boat and were transported by the crew to Grays Harbor, a Coast Guard news release said.

The Taplow is believed to have sunk in more than 300 feet of water with a potential of several hundred gallons of diesel onboard.


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