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Vessel Beset by Bad Weather Assisted by U.S. Coast Guard Off Puerto Rico Coast

Staff Consortium | December 09, 2022

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle assisted two U.S. boaters aboard the sailing vessel Watoosh in the Caribbean Sea and completed a two-day tow of the sailing vessel to Salinas, Puerto Rico Thursday afternoon. According to the release, the boaters — a man and a woman — reportedly departed Curacao aboard the 40-foot vessel Watoosh on a voyage to Puerto Rico, and were two days overdue because of bad weather and constant high north winds that prevented the Watoosh from making way and caused the vessel to run out of fuel. “I’m thankful for the skill and professionalism of this crew, they performed superbly locating and taking the disabled vessel in tow,” said Lt. Cmdr. Charles Wilson, Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle commanding officer. “We are also appreciative of the good Samaritan who relayed the call…

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