Coast Guard Tows Disabled Fishing Boat 200 Miles To Cape Cod Bay

450x300_q95 megan marieThe crew of Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane towed the 95-foot fishing vessel Megan Marie after it became disabled Saturday about 200 miles southeast of Cape Cod. Watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District Command Center received notification at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday that the Megan Marie, homeported out of New Bedford, had a fouled propeller and was in need of assistance with five people aboard. At 10:15 p.m. Saturday the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane was diverted to assist. Read the post here 16:21