Coast Guard rescues Florida skipper from sinking boat

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The Coast Guard rescued a man from a sinking boat three miles southeast of Pinellas Point, St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday.

At 10:45 p.m. watchstanders from Sector St. Petersburg received a report from the captain aboard the motor vessel Van Orchid that a man on an unlit, anchored 22-foot boat was waiving his arms and stating he was disabled near Pinellas Point within the search area.

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