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April 26, 2015
PHILADELPHIA —The Coast Guard is responding to a fishing boat that is taking on water Sunday 20 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey.
Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan aboard the fishing boat Nemesis at 12:20 p.m. that the fishing boat Navigator was taking on water.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, and a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet assisted the Navigator crew.
The 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew activated two dewatering pumps to control the flooding as they proceed to Point Pleasant, New Jersey.
Watchstanders maintained a 15-minute communication schedule with the Navigator crew during the escort.
No injuries were reported.
Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife - April 17, 2015