Remembering the Pendleton rescue Heroic lifeboat crew honored after 60 years ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Amy Thomas/USCG Bernie Webber (pictured 10 years ago) was the coxswain of the Coast Guard team sent to rescue the crew of the tanker Pendleton. STEVE HAINES FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE Andy Fitzgerald was on the lifeboat that saved the crew from the stricken Pendleton. ‘‘We did our job,’’ he said. Associated Press A Coast Guard cutter prepared to pass a life raft to the commercial tanker Fort Mercer. Library Photo A Coast Guardsman helped a crewmember from the tanker Fort Mercer to safety. Library Photo After the rescue, the men of the tanker Pendleton posed in front of the Chatham Light station.