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Illegal High Seas Driftnetter Crew Awaiting Fate

Jay Barrett/KMXT A U.S. Coast Guard cutter has chased an illegal high-seas driftnetter across the Pacific Ocean and is now awaiting orders on what to do with the ship and crew. The Hawaii-based cutter Rush was patrolling Alaska waters when it came across the stateless vessel last week. Coast Guard Admiral Robert Papp says crew from the 378-foot cutter Rush …

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