Coast Guard Rescues Dog and 3 People near Long Boat Pass Inlet

Southeastern Coast Guard News
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Three people and one dog were rescued by Coast Guard crewmembers after the 13-foot boat they were aboard capsized in the vicinity of Long Boat Pass Inlet, Sunday.

While on patrol, a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft — Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Cortez found the capsized boat at approximately 7 p.m., with the three people clinging to the hull after the boat was waked by a larger passing vessel.

The SPC-SW boatcrew removed all people including the dog from the water, placed their boat in tow and transported them to Coquina Key Boat Ramp with no injuries.

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