Coast Guard rescues boaters from Bay


The Coast Guard rescued six people from the Chesapeake Saturday morning.

The boaters were rescued after their 25-foot vessel began taking on water about two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in Scotland, Md. Around 8:30 a.m. Coast Guard monitors at the Baltimore command center overheard a radio broadcast by a local charter boat captain asking for help finding an overturned boat.

The Coast Guard dispatched a 45-foot rescue boat from the nearby Coast Guard Station St. Inigoes. Maryland Natural Resources Police and the Naval Air Station Patuxent River also responded.

Authorities are unable to provide Information on the condition of the rescued boaters.

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