On March 18, the fishing vessel Captain Joe became disabled some 110 miles off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Captain Joe had suffered a power blackout when its battery died. The crew was able to alert a nearby fishing vessel who relayed the request to the Coast Guard. A Coast Guard helicopter was dispatched and was able to lower a portable marine radio. The helicopter returned and lowered a battery to the Captain Joe. The crew was able to restore power. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.