Coast Guard searching for vessel in distress off New Jersey

uscg-logoThe Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a vessel in distress off the shore of New Jersey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a mayday call on VHF marine radio channel 16 at approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday from the fishing vessel Interlude, stating the vessel was taking on water and heading into port. The Coast Guard launched an MH-65 dolphin helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, the cutter Ibis and multiple assets from Station Atlantic City to search for the fishing vessel. Link 19:56

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