According to a Coast Guard news release issued Monday, a man and woman, whose identities were not released, were in distress after their “personal watercraft” lost propulsion and began taking on water half way beween the Hans Lollik Islands and Salt Pond, St. Thomas. Coast Guard watchstanders in San Juan received their mayday transmission on VHF Channel 16.The boat crew of a Coast Guard 33-fooy Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement rescued 2 persons from a disabled personal watercraft near Hans Lollik Islands Saturday in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Coast Guard launched a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin rescue helicopter and diverted a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement (SPC-LE) boat crew from boat forces St. Thomas to search. ... See MoreSee Less
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