Rescuers pluck man from sinking boat in Boston Harbor

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Coast Guard crews rescued a 28-year-old man from a 16-foot boat after it starting sinking in Boston Harbor on Monday night.

At about 6:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a distress call via the Massachusetts State Police that the man’s boat was rapidly flooding between Deer Island and Long Island.

Weather on scene was 8-knot winds and 2-foot seas. The air temperature was 48 degree fahrenheit, the water 50 degrees.

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