U.S. Coast Guard Assists Four Boaters After Collision Two Miles East of Port Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // April 3, 2017
45-foot Response Boat Crew assisted
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Coast Guard assisted four boaters Sunday after a commercial fishing vessel and recreation boat collided 2 miles east of Port Canaveral.
Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers received a call from a members aboard the 48-foot fishing vessel Joyce Marie at 3:30 p.m. stating its outrigger and a 25-foot boat collided.
A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat -Medium crew launched to assist and embarked two adults and two children from the 25-foot boat after it became disabled.
The boaters were taken to Jetty Park where EMS was waiting.
Minor injuries were reported to an adult male.
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