Fishing vessel sinks after crew rescued

BOSTON — The 81-foot fishing vessel Plan B sank approximately eight miles east of Kennebunkport, Maine, after taking on water, Tuesday. The two fishermen aboard were unable to control flooding and were rescued by a good Samaritan before the vessel sank about three and a half hours after it began taking on water in approximately 286 feet of water. A ruptured pipe may have caused the flooding. Because...

2 fishermen rescued from vessel taking on water

BOSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two fishermen after their fishing vessel began to take on water nine miles east Kennebunkport, Maine, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a call at 7:20 a.m. from the 81-foot fishing vessel Plan B reporting that they were taking on water and pumps were unable to keep up with the flooding. The men were donning survival suits. The...