Disabled fishing boat safely moored in South Portland

BOSTON (D1 Publc Affairs) – A 44-foot fishing boat carrying four people that was previously disabled and adrift about 60 miles southeast of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is now safely moored in South Portland, Maine.

The 210-foot Coast Guard Cutter Dependable, from Cape May, N.J., towed the Maria and Dorothy to the entrance of Portland Harbor. There, the tow was passed to a boat from Coast Guard Station South Portland and the Maria and Dorothy was brought to the pier, where it moored at 11:30 p.m., Monday.

The crew of the Maria and Dorothy reported to Sector Northern New England in South Portland about 12 a.m., Monday that they were experiencing engine problems and needed help.

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