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Friday, June 22, 2012

Rescue from U.S. Georgia coast

This is the headline of a news just reported in the online Jacksonville.com: "Coast Guard rescues three boaters from St. Simons Sound" with a subtitle that says: "Sixteen-foot vessel sank after hitting rogue wave". Of course it's the subtitle that attracted my attention, but as usual no details what so ever beyond what was indicated in that subtitle.  Here's the news:
BRUNSWICK, GA. | The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three boaters in St. Simons Sound today.
The Coast Guard identified those rescued as Peter Michelson, Aidan Michelson and Jeremiah Michelson.
Coast Guard Station Brunswick received a report from a 911-relay call at about 2:20 p.m. that the Michelsons' 16-foot boat sank after hitting a rogue wave and that all three boaters were in the water in need of assistance, the Coast Guard said.
Coast Guard Station Brunswick launched a 25-foot rescue boat crew to the scene.
About 2:30 p.m., the crew recovered all three boaters safely. The 16-foot vessel was towed to Jekyll Island boat ramp.
All three boaters were wearing life jackets and the Coast Guard reported no injuries. 
Not much to comment here except to say it was a successful rescue with no injuries -- a clear good news! Thank God!  So someone had determined that was happened "after hitting rogue wave" -- only information implied in this vast information age, just one for the record!

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