Derby Fishermen Rescue 3 off Vineyard

Vineyard Gazette: Three men were rescued from the waters off Aquinnah on Monday afternoon [September 12] after the boat they were in sank in heavy seas. The rescuers were 3 derby fishermen.

Caleb D. Nicholson, 37, of Oak Bluffs was out fishing with two friends when they spotted 3 men clinging to a cooler in chilly, rough seas.

The dramatic rescue took place at about 3:30 p.m., 3 miles northwest of the Gay Head cliffs.

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