Report: Tug Boat Overturns Off of New York
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

According to a report on, a privately owned tug boat overturned approximately four and a half miles south of Atlantic Beach around 4 p.m. Wednesday, January 15, making this the second tug boat mishap in the New York area in as many days. According to the local news report, the Coast Guard received distress calls and launched from Sandy Hook.

Pilot Boat NY reportedly was the closest vessel and apparently rescued the four people that were on the overturned tug boat.

(Source: WABC New York /

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