The mishap occurred during a training exercise late yesterday afternoon and involved ten police officers and one sergeant from the Port Authority police
According to a New York Daily News report of the incident
the Port Authority
police officers were aboard the vessel when they noticed it begin to fill up with water at around 5 p.m.
spokeswoman Jackie Yodashkin told the Daily News that most of the officers were evacuated to a smaller rescue vessel and that the incident was under investigation.
A fire boat from the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) responded to the incident and was able to rescue three officers from the bay.
None of the officers suffered any injuries in the incident.