They pulled two men who showed few to no vital signs out of the water.
At shore, tribal members performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation while waiting for medics to arrive.
"They are some very brave people," said Tribal Chairwoman Anna Rose Counsell-Geyer.
For Penn, who is the Quileute Marina harbormaster, it was simply about helping those who have always been their for the fishermen.
"You don't think, 'Do I go or not' -- you just go," Penn said.
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