Coast Guard rescues 6 from capsized boat in Little Egg Inlet

5th Coast Guard District News
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from the water Saturday after their 20-foot boat capsized in Little Egg Inlet.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from a good Samaritan of a capsized 20-foot boat with six people in the water at approximately 3:15 p.m.

A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City and a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light responded to the case.

All six people were rescued from the water by the Station Barnegat Light crew and transferred to awaiting EMS in Port Rebublic.

Sea Tow was able to right the overturned boat and tow it to Chestnut Neck Boat Basin in Port Republic.

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