Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water east of Fort Pierce Inlet

The 80-foot vessel Hush Puppy crew waits for the Coast Guard for assistance Sunday, October 13, 2019, Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a report from the 80-foot vessel reporting experiencing water intrusion four miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

The 80-foot vessel Hush Puppy crew waits for the Coast Guard for assistance Sunday, October 13, 2019,  (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boatcrew assisted the 80-foot vessel Hush Puppy 4 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet Sunday.

Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a notification from the 80-foot vessel reporting experiencing water intrusion four miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet.

A good Samaritan vessel arrived on scene providing assistance dewatering and patching the vessel after the Station Fort Pierce crew safely embarked the two people aboard.


Station Fort Pierce crewmembers safely escorted the vessel to the North Fort Pierce terminal.

No injuries were reported.


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