The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a fisherman missing near Charleston, Oregon.

A 62-foot fishing trawler was carrying the fisherman and three other people when it capsized Wednesday, the Coast Guard said in a news release.

The other three people aboard the vessel were rescued by someone who happened to be nearby when the vessel capsized, the Coast Guard said.

Authorities suspended their search at 7 p.m. Wednesday after 11 hours of attempting to find the fisherman, who was captaining the now-sunken vessel.

Ronald Silva owns and usually skippers the Patty A J. He turned it over to someone else on Wednesday, however.

Silva told The World newspaper of Coos Bay that the man usually skippers another boat: "But it went crabbing today and he doesn't like crabbing, so he decided to help us out."

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