Coast Guard rescues Father and Son in Patapsco River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued two people near Rock Creek in the Patapsco River Tuesday.  Rescued were Aaron Goodman, 46, and his son.

Goodman’s mother called Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders at 3:01 p.m., reporting that her son’s 23-foot Bayliner was disabled and drifting toward rocks near the entrance to Rock Creek in the Patapsco River.

A 25-foot response boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay, Md., along with an Anne Arundel County Fire Rescue boatcrew, launched and arrived on scene at approximately 3:30 p.m. The Coast Guard rescue crew towed the disabled boat to the Rock Creek Yacht Club in Pasadena, Md.

There were no reports of injuries.

“With the help of the Anne Arundel County Fire Boat Rescue crew we were able to help this distressed boater and bring him home safely,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Michel J. Hawrylak, “We value the working relationship we have with local agencies when working to save lives.”

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