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USCG rescues sailboat captain - The Galveston County Daily News: Police News

December 10, 2016

USCG rescues sailboat captain

Posted: Friday, June 8, 2012 12:00 am

BOLIVAR — U.S. Coast Guard crews Thursday rescued the captain of a disabled sailboat after he’d been in the water for more than 20 minutes the Coast Guard said in a statement.

The captain of the vessel Under Siege went into the water to check on a fouled rudder and the sailboat drifted away. Another person aboard called for help and the Coast Guard sent a helicopter and rescue boats to the scene where they took the captain back to his boat and called a towing vessel.

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