Five Believed Dead as Fishing Vessel Sinks in Bering Sea

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Five commercial fishermen were believed to have died after their crabbing vessel sank on New Year's Eve in the Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Coast Guard said after ending a search and rescue operation amid high winds and heavy seas. There were two survivors: crewmen who took refuge in a lifeboat and were rescued by a Coast … [Read more...]