5 Rescued off Charlestown Breachway
October 17, 2011
The Coast Guard rescued 5 people on Saturday afternoon (October 15) after their 17’ center console capsized outside Rhode Island’s Charlestown Breachway.
Coast Guard officials said that the boat was swamped by a wave near the breachway just before 4:00 p.m.
The victims, all of whom were wearing lifejackets, were picked up by the Coast Guard and taken to Pt. Judith.