Coast Guard rescues 3 aboard disabled boat 40 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet, NC

Crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet tow the 28-foot boat Great Lady June 9, 2016, from 40 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. Coast Guard Crews towed the boat to Oregon Inlet after it became disabled offshore. (Coast Guard photograph by Fireman Ryan Sexton)

Crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet tow the 28-foot boat Great Lady June 9, 2016, from 40 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet, NC. (Coast Guard photograph by Fireman Ryan Sexton)

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three men Thursday after their vessel became disabled approximately 40 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet.

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received notification at approximately 10 a.m. that the 28-foot pleasure craft Great Lady became disabled with three men aboard.

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City diverted a C-130 aircraft crew and Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet launched a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew to assist. The boat crew took the disabled vessel into tow at approximately 6 p.m. The vessel moored at approximately midnight at Oregon Inlet Boat Ramp in Oregon Inlet.

No injuries or pollution were reported.

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