Coast Guard rescues 6 near Atlantic City, N.J.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued six men who were overdue in a 32-foot boat 120 miles east of Atlantic City Monday.

Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City HH-65 HelicopterRescued was Bernie Otriemsky, Jerry Lewis, Ed Silcox, Geoffrey McDade, James McDade and Ray Somerville.

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., located the six men aboard the Black Magic at 7 p.m.

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback, homeported in Cape May, N.J., is enroute to tow the Black Magic and its crew.

The Coast Guard searched a total area of 3,200 square miles for approximately 24 hours.

Two Coast Guard rescue helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, a C-130 aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback, two rescue boat crews from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, N.J., and rescue helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., participated in the search.

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