New Bedford Fishing Vessel Megan-Marie with five fishermen aboard taking on water – Coast Guard drops the pumps, Get’s ’em home.

BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews assisted five people aboard a fishing vessel out of New Bedford when the vessel began sinking after taking on water approximately 100 miles southeast of Nantucket Thursday afternoon. According to the Coast Guard, watchstanders from the Sector Southeastern New England Command Center received a distress call from the 80-foot fishing vessel Megan-Marie at approximately 6:40 p.m., Wednesday. Read more