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Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned fishing boat near Carolina Beach, NC
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 @ 12:06:08 EST
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two men Tuesday after their boat overturned near Carolina Beach.
Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report at 11:06 p.m. Monday stating two men, ages 25 and 35, were aboard the 41-foot fishing boat Allicat, when the boat ran aground in Snow's Cut. The men remained aboard and waited for high tide to re-float the boat, but at 1:16 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders received notice the vessel overturned and one man was in the water.
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RBS) crew launched from Station Wrightsville Beach and arrived on scene at 1:51 a.m. They pulled one man from the water and brought both aboard the RBS. One man reported leg injuries, the other reported back injuries, and both showed signs of cold weather exposure.
The boat crew arrived at the Carolina Beach Wildlife Boat Ramp and transported the two men to EMS at 2 a.m. They were brought to New Hanover Regional Medical Center by EMS and were last reported in stable condition.
Last post by Graddy-fied
Feb 12, 2016 at 12:52:24
What does THIS have to do with fishing?