Coast Guard urges more boat stability checks

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The Coast Guard has reiterated its recommendation that more commercial fishing boats should be subject to regulations intended to prevent them from capsizing and sinking, a spokesman said.

The recommendation was part of a report on the investigation into the sinking of the Costa & Corvo, which caused the death of Captain Antonio Mesquita of New Bedford on Nov. 13, 2008.

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