Coast Guard assists five from grounded boat in Ocracoke Inlet
Coast Guard and a good Samaritan boater transferred one injured mariner
and four other people Monday, July 11, after their boat ran
aground near Ocracoke Inlet.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet received a call for
assistance at approximately 5:50 p.m. from the 24-foot pleasure craft
A 24-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Station Ocracoke Inlet launched
at 6:10 p.m. A good Samaritan also responded and took aboard two adults
and three children from the grounded vessel. The five survivors were
then transferred to the Coast Guard RBS.
The injured adult was transferred to awaiting Hyde County emergency
medical personnel at the North Carolina Center for Advancement in
Teaching Pier on Silver Lake.