On April 26, the fishing vessel Navigator became disabled while off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey. The Navigator had sprung a leak and was taking on water. A nearby vessel reported to the Coast Guard that the fishing vessel was in trouble. A helicopter along with a 47-foot lifeboat was dispatched to the scene. The lifeboat brought two dewatering pumps to the Navigator which brought the flooding under control. The lifeboat escorted the Navigator back to Point Pleasant, New Jersey. No reports of injuries.
- Coast Guard responds to sinking fishing boat east of Manasquan Inlet, NJ (uscgnews.com)
- Coast Guard escorts sinking fishing boat to safety (trentonian.com)