Coast Guard launches search for sunken fishing boat in Sandy Hook Channel

The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies were searching for a fishing boat that reportedly capsized off the coast of New Jersey on Tuesday evening, authorities said.  A witness notified the Coast Guard Sector New York command center that a 40-foot steel fishing trawler known as F/V El Jefe had begun taking on water at around 4:30 p.m. in the Sandy Hook Channel and sunk shortly after, according to a statement issued by the Coast Guard.  New Jersey State Police crews found debris in the water believed to be from the sunken vessel. Read the rest here 09:14

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