Coast Guard Terminates Fishing Voyage off Nantucket


Cape Cod Times: A New Bedford fishing vessel’s voyage was cut short Thursday [Jan. 7] after the Coast Guard found multiple safety violations, according to a statement from the Coast Guard.

The 83’ Amber Nicole did not have a life raft, had improperly marked survival suits, and no record of performing mandatory monthly drills, all serious safety deficiencies, according to the Coast Guard statement. The boat was operating about 44 nautical miles off Nantucket with a crew of 7.

Read more about the fishing voyage that was terminated by the Coast Guard.