Coast Guard assists 2 on disabled vessel off Beauford Inlet, NC

Crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Macon approach the Captain Dump II Friday, April 15, 2016. Station Fort Macon towed the fishing vessel into Beauford Inlet, where another fishing vessel took over the tow back to Marshalsburg, N.C. (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Asire)

Crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Macon approach the Captain Dump II Friday, April 15, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Asire)

FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a husband and wife today one and a half miles southeast of Beaufort Inlet.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report at approximately 12:10 p.m. that the 45-foot fishing boat Captain Dump II out of Marshallberg was disabled and at anchor with a married couple aboard.

A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon launched at approximately 12:30 p.m. The boat crew towed the fishing boat back inside Beaufort Inlet, where the fishing vessel Lady Jane took the fishing vessel in tow. The two fishing vessels are en route back to Marshallberg.

No injuries or pollution were reported.

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