Twenty-two fishermen and a fisheries observer escaped with only the clothes they were wearing when a purse seine vessel sank off the Marshall Islands.

American Captain Jim Santos said the over 60-metre long fishing vessel Yap Seagull began taking on water as it neared the capital Majuro in the early morning hours of Friday.

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