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United States Coast Guard
News Release
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Coast Guard Cutter Stingray crew transfers tow of disabled fishing vessel

NEW ORLEANS -- Crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter Stingray successfully transferred the tow of a disabled fishing vessel with three people aboard to Tug Enterprise near Fort Morgan, Alabama, at 3:06 p.m., Tuesday.

The fishing vessel was towed to Tug Enterprise's Construction Solutions International and was moored at 6:20 p.m. in Theodore, Alabama.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the 78-foot fishing vessel, Swaggy B, that they were disabled at 6:49 a.m., Sunday. 

Members of Coast Guard Cutter Stingray launched to assist the vessel and arrived on scene at 1:50 a.m., Monday.

The Cutter Stingray crew began towing the Swaggy B at approximately 8:19 a.m.

There are no reported injuries to crewmembers of the Swaggy B.




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