Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral rescues injured fisherman

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Coast Guard 47-foot rescue boat crew from Station Port Canaveral, Fla., rescued an injured fisherman from the 90-foot shrimp boat Lady Catherine approximately nine-miles off the Coast of Port Canaveral today.

Injured was Richard Brockly, 52.

The Coast Guard was notified at 5:19 p.m., by crew members aboard the Lady Catherine that Brockly had suffered a compound fracture to his arm. Station Port Canaveral crew members arrived on scene at 6:09 p.m., and transported Brockly ashore to medical personnel at Sunrise Marina in Port Canaveral.

The Lady Catherine is homeported in Fairhope, Ala.

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  1. Libby Brockly says:

    Just wanted to say Thank You for getting my husband off the Lady Catherine and to the hospital. He is doing good so far…. arm is intact Thank God. He has 15 extra parts 4 metal plates and 11 nuts and bolts. I am Thankful for each one of you. Take Care and Thanks again. Libby and Richard Brockly