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Coast Guard responding to boat aground near Manasquan Inlet, NJ

April 8, 2015
The 77-foot commercial fishing vessel, Capt. Gavin, aground Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. No injuries were reported by the three people aboard the boat when it ran aground one mile south of Manasquan Inlet. U.S. Coast Guard photo

PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is responding to a fishing boat aground Wednesday in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.

A crewmember aboard the 77-foot fishing boat, Capt. Gavin, homeported in Atlantic City, contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay at approximately 5:15 a.m. reporting the boat ran aground one mile south of Manasquan Inlet.

The three people aboard reported no injuries.

Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet launched a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew in response to the vessel aground. Station Manasquan Inlet also has a crew on the beach monitoring the situation.

No pollution or damage has been reported. 

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