Coast Guard crews tow fishing boat from 100 miles off Boston, Editorializes owner responsibility.

100_1204The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Escanaba and Key Largo, and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Point Allerton, assisted four people Wednesday who were aboard a disabled fishing vessel 97 miles east of Boston. This is the in two months. “The Coast Guard should be the last resort for assisting disabled vessels that are not in distress,” said Lt. Samantha Leon, a watchstander at the First Coast Guard District’s command center. ”It is the responsibility of the owner of the disabled vessel to find a commercial salvage company that can assist them.” Having a preventative maintenance plan,,, Read the rest here 12:25

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