Coast Guard, Commercial Salvage Assist 10 People Aboard Adrift Vessel 9 Miles West of Bahamas

By  //  August 8, 2018

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Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark helps rescue 10 people

The Coast Guard, along with commercial salvage, assisted 10 people aboard a disabled and adrift vessel Monday 9 miles west of Bimini, Bahamas. (Coast Guard Image)

MIAMI, FLORIDA — The Coast Guard, along with commercial salvage, assisted 10 people aboard a disabled and adrift vessel Monday 9 miles west of Bimini, Bahamas.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center received a notification of the 28-foot pleasure craft from commercial salvage company.

The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark (WPC-1106) crew.

The cutter Paul Clark arrived on scene and embarked eight people aboard the cutter with no reported injuries. The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores (WPC-1103) arrived on scene and embarked two people.

The cutter William Flores transferred two people to a commercial salvage vessel, which took the disable pleasure craft in tow.

The cutter Paul Clark will return to Miami with the other eight people.

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