VINALHAVEN, Maine — Coast Guard rescuers from two countries along with private vessels came to the aid of a fishing boat taking on water on Friday 60 miles southeast of Vinalhaven.

The 63-foot fishing boat Tyler from Gloucester, Massachusetts, contacted the Coast Guard about 7:30 a.m. Friday to report that the boat, which had four people aboard, was rapidly taking on water and using pumps but could not keep up with the flooding, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Air Station Cape Cod launched an MH-60 helicopter and a HC-144 Ocean Sentry plane. Both rescue vehicles arrived shortly after 9 a.m. to provide additional equipment to remove water from the fishing boat. The joint rescue coordination center in Halifax launched a Canadian aircraft to provide surveillance.

After the Canadian Coast Guard put out a notice to mariners, the high-speed ferry that runs from Portland to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, helped with removing water from the fishing vessel.

The Coast Guard Cutter Moray, a coastal patrol boat from Jonesport and a motor lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Southwest Harbor also arrived to provide assistance.

“It was discovered Tyler’s shaft seal packing box had come off,” said Seaman Amanda Geber, a crewmember aboard Moray said in a news release issued by the Coast Guard. “However, after dewatering the engine space, the crew was able to make repairs. After sea trials, it was determined Tyler could make it safely back to port on her own power. It was fortunate this case was concluded without loss of crew, vessel or catch.”