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Passengers rescued from disabled vessel in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 27 passengers aboard a disabled vessel Friday afternoon, according to a release.

The Celia Thaxter had become disabled and was being pushed against the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge by the Piscataqua River current about 3 p.m. Friday, the release said. The Coast Guard and a crew from the New Hampshire Marine Patrol safely rescued the 24 passengers and two crew members.

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The ship’s “master” stayed aboard while the vessel was towed to its dock in Portsmouth, the release said.

There were no injuries in the incident, the release said.
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