Coast Guard Rescues Pair After Fishing Vessel Sinks Off New Jersey Coast
The Coast Guard rescued two men 33 miles east of Barnegat Light on Tuesday morning.
Watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay were notified at 5:30 a.m. via Channel 16 that a 68-foot fishing vessel had begun taking on water and its crew requested assistance. The crew told the watchstanders they were prepping to abandon ship and move onto a life raft.
The Coast Guard launched an Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew was launched along with the cutter Angela McShan to assist the sinking vessel...
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