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Coast Guard responding to aground cargo vessel north of Fishers Island

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U.S. Coast Guard 7th District Southeast
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Coast Guard responds to aground cargo vessel north of Fishers Island

The 203-foot Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, Betty K VI, is hard aground north of Fishers Island, Florida Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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MIAMI — The Coast Guard is responding to an aground 203-foot cargo vessel north of Fishers Island, Thursday.

Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a notification at approximately 5 p.m., stating the Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, Betty K VI, ran hard aground after losing propulsion north of Fishers Island. The watchstanders issued a safety marine information broadcast. 

There were no reported injuries, pollution or hazards to navigation.

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