Coast Guard Rescues 2 Crewmembers from Sinking Vessel Near Fishers Island, New York
Members of the Coast Guard Station New London rescued two crewmembers from a sinking fishing vessel near Fishers Island, New York, on Sunday, March 10.
A 55-foot commercial fishing vessel began to take on water in one of their fish holds at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. The crewmembers radioed the Coast Guard station before donning survival suits.
The Coast Guard rescue crew arrived on the scene at 8:20 and attempted to help pump water from the distressed vessel...
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