The U.S. Coast Guard is working to free a 71-foot tugboat that acquired caught off simply off the seashore in Lavallette after breaking freed from its moorings Tuesday morning.
All 4 folks on board are secure and the tug boat shouldn’t be taking up water, the U.S. Coast Guard stated.
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The Coast Guard dispatched a rescue boat from its station within the Manasquan Inlet and has established contact with the captain. It was notified at about 3:30 a.m.
A video posted on Twitter exhibits the tug within the waves close to the seashore with the again of the it going through the shoreline.
Information12.com reported that the boat’s tether line grew to become entangled within the propeller, however a Coast Guard spokesman stated he could not affirm that.