Coast Guard aids fishing boat taking on water

The U.S. Coast Guard came to the aid of a fishing boat in danger of sinking early Monday morning. The FV Captain Bligh was “was taking on water and needed help” while in 15- to 20-foot seas 28 miles southwest of Martha’s Vineyard, Petty Officer Nicole Groll told The Times. The crew reported their generator failed, Groll said. A Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Cape Cod lowered a dewatering pump to the crew, enabling them to keep the vessel afloat, she said. >Video, click to read<16:24

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