Video Update: Coast Guard rescues crew of sinking fishing vessel

The Coast Guard rescued two people from a sinking commercial fishing vessel Thursday approximately five miles from Engelhard, North Carolina, in the Pamlico Sound. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification at approximately 2 a.m. from the 35-foot fishing vessel, Heathers Breeze, stating they were taking on water. A Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet 47-foot Motor Lifeboat responded and transferred a crew member to the vessel to assist. The fishing vessel sank despite attempts to dewater and the mariners were taken to Station Hatteras Inlet. Video, >click here<   -USCG- 13:24

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