Fourth and Final Crewman Pulled Alive from Capsized Ship

Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from a capsized cargo ship, drilling into the hull's steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a Georgia port.

  • Published 10 September 2019

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from a capsized cargo ship, drilling into the hull's steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a Georgia port. All four were described as alert and in relatively good condition and were taken to a hospital for further evaluation. "Best day of my 16-year career," Lt. Lloyd Heflin, who was coordinating the… Read at AP News