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Tanker captain with fever taken off ship near Md.

Wednesday - 2/13/2013, 9:43am  ET

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- The Coast Guard says the captain of a tanker anchored off Annapolis needed medical attention after reporting he had a fever.

The Coast Guard says the captain of the Cape Althea contacted them Tuesday at about 5 p.m. to report he had a temperature of 104 degrees.

The Coast Guard says it escorted an Anne Arundel County Fire and Rescue boat crew to the scene, and the 61-year-old captain was taken off the ship.

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