Coast Guard responds to unmanned vessel, possible person overboard near Longfellow Bridge

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BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a possible person in the water near Longfellow Bridge, April 24, 2011.

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders received a report of a small dingy with no people on board circling near the Longfellow Bridge at approximately 10:30 a.m.

Coast Guard Station Boston launched immediately to the scene to find no people on board and began searching for anyone that might be overboard. Other local authorities are involved in the search as well.

Anyone with information on the vessel or owner is asked to contact Sector Boston watchstanders at (617) 223-3201.

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