Coast Guard rescues two distressed boaters

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard rescued two distressed boaters approximately 250-yards off the coast of Bayview, Texas, in Galveston Bay, tonight.

A watchstander at Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at 7:27 p.m. from a Good Samaritan reporting a disabled boat with two persons onboard.

The cutter Manowar, which was in the vicinity of the disabled boat, launched a rescue boat crew to assist. The rescue boat crew towed the disabled boat back to shore.

The boaters were reported to be in good condition.

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