Good Samaritan Aids Two After Vessel Overturns Near Oregon Inlet

Dated: 05/16/2016

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The U.S. Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two men over the weekend after their boat capsized near Oregon Inlet.

Watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington was alerted around noon Saturday stating a 23-foot boat with two men aboard capsized. A fellow boater took the two men aboard and was awaiting assistance from the Coast Guard.
A 29-foot Rescue Boat-Small crew and a 24-footSpecial Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crewfrom Station Oregon Inlet launched at approximately 12:19 p.m. and arrived on scene at approximately 12:25 p.m. The boat crew transferred the two men to their boat and righted the capsized boat.
The Coast Guard towed the vessel until Sea Tow arrived and took the boat to Wanchese Harbor where it was trailered.

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Alex Argiroff

With a degree in Marine Biology Alex has always been drawn to the ocean and so it was no surprise when he moved to the Outer Banks with his wife and 3 children in 1989 from Stone Harbor,NJ. Having o....

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