While transiting appx. 18 miles off Hereford Inlet, NJ,
Tank Vessel PERSEVERANCE lost power due to a fuel pump manifold crack.
Temp repairs were made and vessel proceeded to Big Stone Anchorage,
DE Bay for permanent repairs.
Upon investigation IO detected report of same casualty
two month prior during entry in Galveston, TX.
Vessel is inspected out of Philadelphia.
IO brief ACID regarding identical casualties and
placed note in "vessel discription summary-notes" section of MISLE.