VIDEO: Coast Guard helo drops pump to fishing vessel 52 miles off Nantucket

NANTUCKET – Earlier today a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew dropped a dewatering pump to the fishing boat Stevie B II after it began taking on water 52 miles off Nantucket. Fortunately, Stevie B II’s crew was able to secure the cause of the leak and the boats pumps were able to clear the water. Stevie B II was able to continue on under its own power without any additional assistance. The video above shows the helicopter crew dropping the dewatering pump.
Media release and video furnished by U.S. Coast Guard
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