Shrimp boat Sea King arrives in port after Coast Guard rescue

Shrimp boat Sea King arrives in port after Coast Guard rescue
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – The 88-foot shrimp boat Sea King, which was previously flooding with four people aboard off Ponte Vedra, Fla., arrived safely at Safe Harbor Marina in Atlantic Beach Tuesday afternoon. One of the fishermen was evaluated by EMTs as a precaution due to possible inhalation of fumes from the dewatering pump, but was not taken to the hospital. There were no other injuries reported. Boatcrews...

Coast Guard escorting shrimp boat with 4 people on board back to Mayport

Coast Guard escorting shrimp boat with 4 people on board back to Mayport
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – Flooding is now under control on the 88-foot shrimp boat Sea King that was taking on water with four people aboard off Ponte Vedra, Fla., Tuesday morning. A boatcrew aboard a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station Mayport in Atlantic Beach, Fla., is continuing to escort the Sea King in to a Mayport port. Coast Guardsmen passed a dewatering pump to the vessel...