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U.S. Coast Guard and Navy Crews Combine Efforts for Offshore Rescue

A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew approaches the sailboat Reina del Sol about 350 miles east of Cape Cod, Mass. Thursday. The 38-foot sailboat became disabled Wednesday, Nov. 12, and the Navy vessel USS Gonzalez (left) stood by with the Reina del Sol until the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer arrived. The Spencer is transporting the two Sailors and their boat to Nova Scotia, Canada.



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This work, U.S. Coast Guard and Navy Crews Combine Efforts for Offshore Rescue, by LCDR Robert Wyman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.12.2008

Date Posted:11.14.2008 09:26

Photo ID:128686

VIRIN:081113-G-#####-500

Resolution:1500x971

Size:1.23 MB

Location:USNORTHCOM, AT SEA

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