Coast Guard assists fishermen taking on water near Longboat Pass, Fla.

Coast Guard assists fishermen taking on water near Longboat Pass, Fla.
LONGBOAT PASS, Fla. — Five people aboard a 48-foot commercial fishing boat were assisted by the Coast Guard after they began taking on water one and a half miles south of here, Monday. A crewmember aboard the Miss Shannon contacted Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders at 8:49 a.m., over VHF-FM channel 16 radio reporting they were taking on water in the bow of the boat, had the flooding...