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Disabled Fishing Vessel Towed to Maine

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 28, 2016

Coast Guard Cutter Moray tows the fishing boat Paulo Marc after it became disabled east of Portland, Maine (USCG photo)

Coast Guard Cutter Moray tows the fishing boat Paulo Marc after it became disabled east of Portland, Maine (USCG photo)

 The 60-foot fishing boat Paulo Marc was towed by the crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Moray after the fishing vessel became disabled Wednesday about 90 miles east of Portland, Maine.

 
Watchstanders at Sector Northern New England’s command center received notification at approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday that the Paulo Marc, homeported in Gloucester, was disabled with four people aboard.
 
The Moray crew launched and arrived on scene to establish the tow at approximately 8 p.m. Wednesday.
 
Early Thursday, once near shore, the Moray passed the tow to a good Samaritan crew who arrived safely at the State Fish Pier in Portland at about 9 a.m.
 
The Coast Guard Cutter Moray is an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Jonesport, Maine.
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