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Wow, man! Crazy, or just plain foolish! – Coast Guard crew terminates unsafe fishing vessel voyage in Navy live fire zone!

uscg-logoA Coast Guard Cutter Petrel boarding team terminated the voyage after they arrived on scene to assist the 28-foot lobster boat High Life that had been disabled for two days due to an electrical problem and discovered the vessel lacked required life-saving and safety equipment. The High Life was inside a safety zone where the U.S. Navy performs live fire exercises, did not have a life raft or a throwable floatation device aboard and was missing a fire extinguisher. The boat also had no working means of communication. [email protected]  19:31