Two Rescued Near Cape Charles, VA

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

December 28, 2015

Photo USCG

Photo USCG

 

The Coast Guard rescued two men Sunday from a 19-foot skiff aground and taking on water in Cape Charles. 

 
Coast Guard watchstanders were notified Sunday at 5:15 p.m. of a 19-foot skiff aground and taking on water with a 31-year-old man and a 51-year-old man aboard.
 
A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew launched from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles and arrived on scene at 5:39 p.m. The RB-S crew rescued the two men and transported them back to Station Cape Charles, where EMS personnel were waiting. The men were then driven back to their vehicle.
 
There were no injuries or pollution reported and the owner plans to have the skiff towed.
 
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