Coast Guard rescue 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescue 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island. MH-65 Dolphin Air Station Savannah. HH-65C Dolphin. MH-65E Dolphin.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of a 17-foot vessel sinking in the surf at 11:26 a.m. Watchstanders deployed Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Station Tybee 29-foot Response Boat–Small crews to assist the boaters. The Dolphin crew arrived on scene and hoisted the boaters at 12:12 p.m.  They were taken back to the air station. All boaters were wearing life jackets and reported to be in good condition. The owner is planning to salvage the vessel.
Photo: U.S. Coast Guard District 7.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews from MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and Response Boat-Small rescue four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia.

Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of a 17-foot vessel sinking in the surf at 11:26 a.m. Watchstanders deployed Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Station Tybee 29-foot Response Boat–Small crews to assist the boaters.

The Dolphin crew arrived on scene and hoisted the boaters at 12:12 p.m.​ They were taken back to the air station and​ reported to be in good condition.

All boaters were wearing life jackets.

The owner is planning to salvage the vessel.

Coast Guard rescue 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of a 17-foot vessel sinking in the surf at 11:26 a.m. Watchstanders deployed Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Station Tybee 29-foot Response Boat–Small crews to assist the boaters. The Dolphin crew arrived on scene and hoisted the boaters at 12:12 p.m.  They were taken back to the air station. All boaters were wearing life jackets and reported to be in good condition. The owner is planning to salvage the vessel.
Photo: U.S. Coast Guard District 7.

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