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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Coast Guard Rescues 7 Stranded Boaters.

South Baymouth | by Kevin Bernard  

Their boat landed on rocks at South Baymouth in heavy fog.

Canadian Coast Guard’s, Jeff Porter (Leading Seaman) Steve Jones (Leading Seaman) Jordan Stewart (Commanding Officer) and Enda O Kelly (Engineer). 

Seven people had to be rescued Saturday afternoon, when their boat landed on the rocks near South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island.

The Canadian Coast Guard and partners helped the 7 who were stranded in near zero visibility because of fog.

The on-water response to the mayday call included a private boater from South Baymouth, a crew from the ferry MS Chi-Cheemaun and a Canadian Coast Guard crew aboard CCGS Thunder Cape from Tobermory.  

Six adults and one child were safely rescued and taken to South Baymouth by the Coast Guard. 

There were no injuries.


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