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January 2, 2015

USCG Assist Fishing Vessel near Gloucester

A Coast Guard Station Gloucester, Massachusetts crew assists the fishing vessel Kristin and Michael near Gloucester, Jan. 1, 2015. The fishing vessel had become disabled and was towed back to Gloucester by Coast Guard Cutte

A Coast Guard Station Gloucester, Massachusetts crew assists the fishing vessel Kristin and Michael near Gloucester, Jan. 1, 2015. The fishing vessel had become disabled and was towed back to Gloucester by Coast Guard Cutte

 

Coast Guard crews assisted a disabled fishing vessel 35 miles east of Gloucester, Massachusetts, on Thursday.

At about 4 p.m., Wednesday, the three person crew of the fishing vessel Kristin and Michael notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston that their vessel was experiencing engine problems and they had become disabled. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba was diverted to the scene and took the Kristen and Michael in tow.

The crew of the Escanaba transferred the tow to a Coast Guard Station Gloucester crew, who then safely moored the Kristen and Michael at their homeport in Gloucester Harbor at about 9:30 a.m.

There were no medical concerns on board.

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