Coast Guard Station New Haven assists stranded hunters

1st Coast Guard District News
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued two stranded hunters from St. Helena Island, Connecticut, today.

At approximately 12:50 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received calls from a local government agency and a commercial recovery company regarding two hunters who had become stranded on St. Helen Island, due to their vessel drifting away with the tide.

A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Haven arrived on scene in approximately 20-minutes.

Once on scene the rescue boatcrew retrieved the vessel and returned it to the stranded hunters.

No injuries have been reported.

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