U.S. Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Assist Vessel Taking on Water Off Florida Coast

By  //  October 14, 2019

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Coast Guard crew members safely escorted the vessel into port

A U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew assisted the 80-foot vessel “Hush Puppy” four miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet Sunday. (Coast Guard image)

MIAMI, FLORIDA – A U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew assisted the 80-foot vessel “Hush Puppy” four miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet Sunday.

Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a notification from the 80-foot vessel reporting experiencing water intrusion four miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet.

A good Samaritan vessel arrived on scene providing assistance dewatering and patching the vessel after the Station Fort Pierce crew safely embarked the two people aboard.

Coast Guard crew members safely escorted the vessel to the North Fort Pierce terminal.

No injuries were reported.

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