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‘Wicked Tuna’ boat rescues 2 as Miss Sambvca sinks

Tyler McLaughlinDennis Bonazzoli was pretty sure he was about to die. Bonazzoli was standing on the roof of the rapidly sinking Miss Sambvca in numbingly cold and churning water off the southern edge of Jeffreys Ledge on the night of Oct. 19. The water temperature was 58 degrees. The air temperature was 38 degrees and seas were running at a hard 10 to 12 feet. And if it weren’t for the courageous and selfless acts of Capt. Tyler McLaughlin on the Pinwheel, Bonazzoli and his Miss Sambvca captain, Dave Potter, both could have gone to frigid, lonely and watery deaths. Read the rest here 08:44