Coast Guard responding to F/V Sea King – taking on water with four people aboard off Ponte Vedra, Fla.

uscg-logoATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – Coast Guard boat and helicopter crews are en route to rescue four people aboard a sinking shrimp boat about 2 miles east of Ponte Vedra, Fla., Tuesday morning. more@uscgnews  Update:  – Flooding is now under control on the 88-foot shrimp boat that was taking on water. Coast Guardsmen passed a dewatering pump to the vessel and are using it and the Sea King’s dewatering pump to keep up with the flooding. All four people remain aboard. The Sea King is expected to arrive in Mayport Tuesday afternoon. 11:20


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