Coast Guard assists boaters on vessel taking on water near Still Pond, Md.

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters after their vessel began taking on water near Still Pond Tuesday morning.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a distress call on marine band radio VHF-FM channel 16 from a boater stating his vessel was taking on water.

Sector Maryland-NCR watchstanders launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Still Pond to respond.

Once on scene, the RBS II crew passed a dewatering pump to the boaters and successfully dewatered the vessel.

The RBS II crew remained on scene until commercial salvage arrived.

No injuries were reported.

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