Audio – Commanding officer discusses towing of disabled Gloucester boat

BOSTON – Cmdr. Edward Westfall, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba, discusses the towing of disabled Gloucester, Mass.-based lobster boat, Michael and Kristen, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.

The master of the 77-foot lobster boat called for help at about 3:30 p.m., Wednesday when the boat’s engines wouldn’t start more than 200 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass.

Coast Guard audio by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Terrell.


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