Coast Guard Station Hobucken responds to vessel in distress

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard responded to a fishing vessel in distress of the coast of North Carolina today. The master of the 72-foot fishing vessel Capt. Alfred notified the Coast Guard at approximately 6:45 a.m. this morning, and reported that the vessel was taking on water East of Jones Bay in the Pamlico Sound. There were four people on board. A 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard...