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Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen from the water after boat capsizes near Eastport, Maine

The Coast Guard rescued four people Tuesday after a 14-foot skiff capsized in Deep Cove near Eastport, Maine, sending five people into the 39 degree water. A good Samaritan called 911 at about 2 p.m. to report the capsize, and said four people were in the water in need of rescue and a fifth had swam to shore. The information was relayed to the watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Eastport who immediately launched a 29-foot response boat crew to help. >USCG click<

Man swims to shore, gets help for stranded boaters near Eastport – According to the Coast Guard, the five people were heading to shore from a scalloping boat moored in Deep Cove. >click to read< 19:42