The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday came to the aid of a commercial fishing vessel from Montauk that had reported being "adrift and without power" with three crew members on board.
The 58-foot Endorphin was located around 86 miles southeast of Montauk, the Coast Guard said.
A "good Samaritan" vessel alerted the Coast Guard to the plight of the Endorphin, whose crew indicated they had been out to sea for eight days, had run out of food and had no way to communicate, officials said.
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National Fisherman Live for March 10, 2014
PORTSMOUTH, NH - The New Hampshire Fish and Lobster Festival, known locally as Fishtival, invites the community to Portsmouth's Prescott Park each September to honor, celebrate and rediscover the proud tradition of small-scale, local commercial groundfishing in New Hampshire and its valuable contribution to our local food system, local economy and local culture. Now, the mission continues with the announcement of small grants available from the proceeds of the 2013 event.
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