Ecuadorian seine capsized, sank in the Pacific, 37 people rescued by USCG

Purse seine MARUJITA developed portside list, capsized and sank some 336 nm SE of Clipperton islands, S of Gulf of California, on Aug 7, 37 people on board, including 25 crew and 12 Coast Guardsmen, were rescued by the US Coast Guard.
Purse seine MARUJITA, IMO 7043960, GT 587, length 46 meters, built 1971, flag Ecuador.



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