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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

Coast Guard cutter tows disabled New Bedford fishing boat

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England’s command center received notification at approximately 7 a.m. Sunday from the F/V Megan Marie’s captain reporting the vessel, with six people aboard, was disabled due to a lost rudder. The good Samaritan fishing vessel F/V Jason and Danielle, the disabled vessel’s sister ship, respond Sunday at about 2:30 p.m. and took Megan Marie into tow. However, as the winds increased to 20-30 knots and the seas built to ten feet, the good Samaritan’s tow line parted and Megan Marie’s owner requested the Coast Guard take over the tow. Read the article here 17:27