Fishermen rescued off Rockland



ROCKLAND — Four fishermen who were rescued from the Rockland-based fishing boat Aaron & Melissa II last Wednesday. The fishing crew abandoned ship about 60 miles off the coast of Rockland in 20-foot seas and 30-knot winds, according to reports.

A rescue swimmer was lowered from a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and hoisted all four fishermen to the helicopter.

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