TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — A stranded ferry off the shore of Martha’s Vineyard carrying dozens of people has been towed to safety.
The Cape Cod Times reports the Ava Pearl lost propulsion a quarter-mile from shore Sunday. The Ava Pearl makes seasonal trips from Rhode Island to Martha’s Vineyard.READ MORE: Mother Mourns Loss Of Lowell Murder Victim Dejah Jenkins-Minus: 'I'm Hurt, I'm Numb'
The U.S. Coast Guard says the boat was towed with 75 people on board, and that no injuries were reported.
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The Ava Pearl is owned by Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferry, a North Kingstown, Rhode Island, company that runs the service from that town.
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