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Four rescued as second tug in a week sinks off Long Island (with VIDEO)

Jan 16, 2014 10:18 AM

One of the crewmembers suffers serious injuries aboard the 38-foot Sea Lion

A crewmember clings to the tug Sea Lion before being rescued Wednesday off Atlantic Beach, N.Y.

Courtesy Bjoern Kils/NYmediaBoat.com

A crewmember clings to the tug Sea Lion before being rescued Wednesday off Atlantic Beach, N.Y.

(ATLANTIC BEACH, N.Y.) — Four crewmembers were rescued from a tugboat that sank Wednesday afternoon off the coast of Long Island, CBS New York reported. The 38-foot Sea Lion was crossing New York Harbor when it issued a mayday call. A Good Samaritan vessel and the Coast Guard responded, pulling the mariners to safety before the tug went under.

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