Coast Guard rescues four people in the water near Dauphin Island

The Coast Guard rescued four people in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 3, 2017. A Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew rescued the four people who had entered the water after their sailing vessel capsized. (courtesy photo by U.S. Coast Guard)

The Coast Guard rescued four people in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, May 3, 2017.  (courtesy photo by U.S. Coast Guard)

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification about a capsized 18-foot sailing vessel with four people seen entering the water near the Dauphin Island Bridge at 11:43 a.m.

Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew at 11:50 a.m.

The boatcrews arrived on scene at 11:58 a.m. and the 45-foot RB-M recovered all persons in the water. The survivors were brought back to Station Dauphin Island.

There were no reported injuries.

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