Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking tugboat 6 miles northeast of Andros Island
ANDROS ISLAND, Bahamas — The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers from the sinking 62-foot tugboat, Gulf Man, Thursday approximately 6 miles northeast of Andros Island.
Rescued were Noel Maycock, 66, Seth Daughtery, 32, and James Orr, 51.
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene, reported the tugboat was taking on water, hoisted all three crewmembers and transported them to Nassau, Bahamas with no reported injuries.
Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert for the Gulf Man at approximately 6:20 p.m. and directed the launch of the helicopter crew.