BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has terminated the voyage of a Maine-based commercial fishing vessel for allegedly having no lifejackets on board.

The Coast Guard says a boarding team conducted a routine at-sea inspection of the Corea, Maine-based, 38-foot fishing vessel Calypso on Monday and found several safety violations.

There were allegedly no personal flotation devices, no visual distress signals and no life rings aboard. All are all required by law.

The Coast Guard terminated the crew’s voyage at approximately 12:30 p.m., and escorted the vessel back to Port Corea.

Coast Guard Lt. Adam Schmid says lifejackets can keep the crew alive during an emergency while rescuers conduct a search.

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