On Sunday U.S. Coast Guard personnel and families gathered at Cape Disappointment to honor some of those who have died while trying to save others. The service focused on two motor lifeboats named Triumph, the first lost on Jan. 11, 1962, while aiding the fishing boat Mermaid, and the second which lost a man 30 years later while assisting the Sea King. "Father God, we join our hearts today to remember those souls who have crossed the Bar. We remember our Coast Guard family members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice coming to the aid of mariners in distress," the chaplain said. The modern-day Triumph cuts through a foggy sea Sunday, above, while Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate Carlos Herrera salutes the Coast Guard Memorial at Black Lake in Ilwaco.

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