90-Footer Capsizes at Anacortes, Washington During Launch (Video)

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A 90-foot Northern Marine yacht capsized as it was being launched at an Anacortes marina Sunday evening.

The yacht, unfinished but ready for launching, apparently grounded in shallow water and rolled onto her port side.

A crew of six was aboard. Several were below deck watching for leaks and were trapped. City fire fighters cut through a bulkhead to free them.

Two crew were checked at a hospital but were released. There were no injuries.

A large barge and crane were on scene early Monday to attempt to right the multimillion dollar yacht.

Scores of bystanders crowded the shoreline to watch the salvage effort.

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