Anyone on 2cool?? Know the story and cause ?
The Coast Guard and some good Samaritans helped
save a sinking vessel with four passengers about 20 miles off the
coast of Galveston Island.
The Coast Guard says it received a mayday from the owner of the
pleasure craft "No Problem" at 8:24 a.m. Saturday, stating that
the vessel was taking on water and in danger of sinking.
Two good Samaritans nearby were able to pass a dewatering pump
to the craft.
A Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew located the vessel and
lowered a rescue swimmer and dewatering pump just after 9 a.m. The
rescue swimmer was able to stop most of the flooding and pump most
of the water out.
A response boat escorted the pleasure craft to the Galveston