Coast Guard in Southeastern New England, local partners, good Sam save 5 lives in 3 separate incidents

300x450_q95The Coast Guard, partner agencies, and a good Samaritan teamed up to respond to three separate Southeastern New England maritime emergencies since Thursday evening. At about 4:30 a.m. Friday, the captain aboard the fishing boat Sasha Lee used a VHF-FM radio to contact watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England and relay they were taking on water 11 miles southwest of Martha’s Vineyard and had four people aboard.,, At about 5 a.m. Friday, a crewman aboard the 57-foot fishing boat Defender Read the post here  18:20