Coast Guard escorts sinking fishing boat to safety

The Coast Guard came to the aid of a fishing boat that was taking on water 20 miles east off Manasquan Inlet.

Coast Guard escorts sinking fishing boat to safety

Coast Guard escorts sinking fishing boat to safety

POINT PLEASANT - (AP) - The Coast Guard came to the aid of a fishing boat that was taking on water 20 miles east off Manasquan Inlet.

A Coast Guard helicopter and boat responded to the vessel Navigator on Sunday. The Coast Guard placed two pumps on the vessel.

The boat was escorted to a dock in Point Pleasant.

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