Floating in 57-degree water
The Coast Guard rescued two men after their pleasure boat sank about nine miles north of Rockport, Mass.
Coast Guard Station Gloucester received a cell phone call at 1:35 p.m. from the men reporting their boat, the 30-footer Happy Days, was taking on water. The station advised the men to put on their life jackets.
Recent responses from throughout the country
Coast Guard rescues two people, dog
Shark River, N.J.
The Coast Guard rescued two people and their dog on Shark River after their 48-foot boat ran aground on the jetty.
The Coast Guard received a call around 9:35 p.m. on VHF channel 16 from a crewmember aboard the Nadiein Ann reporting they were aground and taking on water.
A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Shark River arrived and evacuated both people and their dog from the boat. They were transported to the Coast Guard station where they were transferred to emergency medical personnel. (June 3)
CLINGING TO BOW -
The bow of a 31-foot pleasure craft rises from the water May 11 30 miles off Cape Lookout National Seashore, where it was found capsized by the Monica M, the fishing vessel in the background. The Monica M found one man clinging to the hull and pulled him to safety. The Coast Guard suspended its search for two missing men.
Recent responses from the Mid-Atlantic region
HEAVY WEATHER - A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light conducts surf training March 29 in inclement weather.
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