Coast Guard rescue 5 from sinking boat off Cape May
By The Associated Press

Updated Monday, June 30, 2014 - 6:31am

The Coast Guard rescued five people from a boat that was taking on water about 35 miles off Cape May.

A person aboard the 34-foot vessel radioed for help around noon Sunday.

Two Coast Guard vessels and a helicopter responded to the scene.

A crewman boarded the stricken vessel with a pump and found about three feet of water in the boat.

The pump got the upper hand on the flooding and the vessel was escorted to Schooner Island Marina.

No one was injured.




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