- Associated Press - Thursday, February 8, 2018

BARNEGAT, N.J. (AP) - The Coast Guard is searching for a fishing boat in distress off the New Jersey shore.

The Coast Guard received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon for the 46-foot (14-meter) Queen Ann’s Revenge approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) off the Barnegat coast around 1:20 a.m. Thursday. Fishermen also reported hearing a distress call on the radio.

A fishing boat helping in the search has found possible debris.

The Coast Guard has dispatched boats, a helicopter and an airplane to the scene.

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