Coast Guard investigates sunken fishing boat at New Bedford Pope’s Island

untitled 1A crane pulled out a small fishing boat that sank off Pope’s Island Marina Tuesday morning. The Coast Guard received notification of the sunken 37-foot fishing vessel, named Elizabeth & Jessica of Scituate, at 7:30 a.m. At about 12:15 p.m., workers from Tucker Roy Marine Towing & Salvage who were called by the owner, were pumping water out of the boat. “We are not really sure how this happened,” said Harbormaster David Condon at the scene. “It’s been lifted out by a crane and pumped. It will be hauled out this afternoon.” Read the rest here 21:31

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