Coast Guard finds, rescues missing Montauk fisherman John Aldridge

A Coast Guard helicopter team rescues John Aldridge,

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A Coast Guard helicopter team rescues John Aldridge, a Montauk commercial fisherman, about 40 miles south of Montauk. He managed to stay afloat for nearly 12 hours after falling overboard from the vessel Anna Mary about 3:30 a.m. He had been reported missing by a colleague. Credit: U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Cape Cod (July 24, 2013)

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