Coast Guard looks for fishing boat after distress call
BARNEGAT, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for a fishing boat in distress off the New Jersey shore.
The Coast Guard received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon for the 46-foot (14-meter) Queen Ann’s Revenge approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) off the Barnegat coast around 1:20 a.m. Thursday. Fishermen also reported hearing a distress call on the radio.
A fishing boat helping in the search has found possible debris.
The Coast Guard has dispatched boats, a helicopter and an airplane to the scene.