BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has rescued 113 people from a grounded charter boat off Cape Cod.
The Pied Piper ran aground shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday near Woods Hole. It had 106 passengers and seven crew members aboard. There were no injuries or pollution.
Coast Guard rescue crews and the Falmouth Police responded to a 911 call from the vessel. By midnight, all the passengers and crew had been taken to shore.
Coast Guard Capt. John Kondratowicz says a “quick and successful rescue” took place.
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Incoming high tide allowed the charter boat to be refloated and towed back to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Dock.
The cause of the grounding is under investigation.