EASTPORT (AP) – The Coast Guard says it helped to re-float a schooner after it ran aground south of Indian Island, New Brunswick, off Eastport. Forty-one passengers had to be evacuated.

The Coast Guard station in Eastport received a report last evening that the 80-foot Sylvina W. Beal had run aground near the island in Head Harbor Passage and needed help. The Coast Guard evacuated the passengers from the stranded vessel.

No injuries or pollution are reported and the Coast Guard says the vessel was not taking on water. The boat was re-floated at aro


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