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HOUSTON - Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain of a fishing vessel at approximately 1:15 p.m. reporting that the vessel was taking on water, and the six people aboard were abadoning ship and getting into an orange life raft.



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This work, 120521-G-EK967-MAYDAY2.wav, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.21.2012

Date Posted:12.13.2013

Category:B-roll

Audio ID:35256

Length:00:00:14

Filename:1312/DOD_101050977.mp3

Location:HOUSTON, TX, USGlobe

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