Coast Guard assists F/V Vernon taking on water near Ketchikan

VernonJUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Ketchikan crewmembers assisted the six-person crew of F/V Vernon taking on water near Ketchikan Friday morning.  A Station Ketchikan 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew and 25-foot Response Boat – Small crew rendezvoused with the vessel taking on water, deployed a team with dewatering pumps and escorted the 65-foot purse seiner back into port. Read more here 17:14