Coast Guard crews from 2 stations assist vessel taking on water

Coast Guard and commercial salvage crews de-water a 27-foot pleasure craft Sunday May 27, 2007

OFFSHORE OF OCEAN CITY, N.J. – Coast Guard and commercial salvage crews de-water a 27-foot pleasure craft Sunday, May 27, 2007.The Coast Guard received a call for assistance from four people aboard the vessel, taking on water about five nautical miles east of Ocean City at 11:23 a.m.

Boatcrews from Coast Guard Station Townsends Inlet, N.J., and Coast Guard Station Great Egg, in Ocean City, responded to assist.

After the pleasure craft was successfully de-watered, it was towed into port by the crew of the commercial salvage boat while the four crewmembers were transported to Somers Point, N.J., by the Station Great Egg boatcrew.

U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Flynn, Station Townsends Inlet

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