Fishermen help save a tugboat crew

A group of Greenport fishermen helped save a tugboat crew from some pretty rough waters. People on board The Merit rushed out to help save four people from a sunken tugboat, according to Newsday.

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2014, 11:07 PM

Updated 3,497 days ago

Share:

Fishermen help save a tugboat crew
A group of Greenport fishermen helped save a tugboat crew from some pretty rough waters.
People on board The Merit rushed out to help save four people from a sunken tugboat, according to Newsday.
The tug went down Wednesday night near Rhode Island's Port Judith, while trying to tow a deck barge to shore.
The crews had to battle 40 mph winds and surging waters to pull off the rescue.
Everyone made it back to shore safely. 


More from News 12