Coast Guard rescue crews aid flooding vessel near Nantucket

NANTUCKET, Mass. — U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews responded to a disabled vessel 70 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., June 20, 2011. The 76-foot fishing vessel “United States” contacted Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders after their vessel became disabled and started flooding from a one-inch hole six inches below the vessels waterline. Watchstanders received a distress...