Six Rescued off Jamestown, Rhode Island

The Coast Guard reported that 6 people were pulled from Rhode Island Sound by Coast Guard and Jamestown fire-rescue personnel at 6:00 p.m., Saturday evening, Nov. 6, after their 20-foot Boston Whaler center console overturned about 150 yards off Beavertail Point, near the entrance to Narragansett Bay.

Chart, area of rescue.

A Coast Guard rescue crew from Station Castle Hill picked up 3 of the boaters, while the Jamestown Marine Rescue Unit rescued the rest. No one was seriously hurt in the incident. Seas were running 5 feet and a gale warning in effect at the time of the incident.

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