Coast Guard jet drops pump, radio to distressed fishing vessel

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel that was disabled by an onboard fire 30 miles east of Port Mansfield, Sunday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a distress signal from an emergency positioning beacon registered to the Jennifer C., a 65-foot fishing vessel shortly before 10 a.m. watchstanders were unable to establish radio communications...