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    Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island [Image 2 of 2]

    Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island

    TYBEE ISLAND, GA, UNITED STATES

    05.20.2020

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    U.S. Coast Guard District 7   

    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.

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    Date Taken: 05.20.2020
    Date Posted: 05.20.2020 16:10
    Photo ID: 6216903
    VIRIN: 200520-G-G0107-1366
    Resolution: 1253x940
    Size: 194.06 KB
    Location: TYBEE ISLAND, GA, US 

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