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COAST GUARD ESCORTS DISABLED RI FISHING VESSEL AHEAD OF WINTER STORM BOSTON ó Wi
Monday, January 25, 2016 @ 12:06:47 EST
BOSTON — With a major winter storm approaching, Coast Guard crews from Station Menemsha, Massachusetts and Station Castle Hill, Rhode Island, aided a distressed fishing crew about 10 miles east of Block Island, Rhode Island Saturday.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, received a call via VHF channel 16 from the captain of the 50-foot Tamara stating his vessel's navigation equipment had failed and he was having trouble steering.
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