Two men rescued by Coast Guard off Mass.

7:17 AM, Apr 23, 2012   |    comments
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FAIRHAVEN, Massachusetts (NEWS CENTER) -- Crews were able to save 2 boaters from their sinking ship in Nasketucket Bay - off the coast of Fairhaven, Massachusetts Sunday night.

The Coast Guard received the call around 7:30 that the 20-foot fishing vessel was taking on water.

A rescue helicopter was able to hoist the two to safety... Both were reportedly in good condition. 

In the meantime, The Coast Guard is offering up a warning. Officials say as the warm weather comes and more people take to the water, keep your eyes open for others and always have the necessary safety equipment, including life jackets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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