Maine Fishing Vessel TWO MEGS Saved from Sinking by Coast Guard and Good Samaritan
At 5:00 am on November 23, 2014, crew on the fishing vessel TWO MEGS called the New England Coast Guard in distress: the engine room was flooding.
The boat was located 40 miles east of Isles of Shoals off the coast of Maine. By 6:40 am, a Coast Guard helicopter hovered over the boat and dropped down auxiliary pumps to dewater the engine room. A fisherman aboard RACHEL T acted as a Good Samaritan and assisted.
The Coast Guard cutter GRAND ISLE arrived and towed TWO MEGS to Boston.