Oil rig workers rescue dog 137 miles off coast of Thailand

Kerrick/iStock(BANGKOK) — Oil rig workers have rescued a dog found swimming in the Gulf of Thailand some 137 miles offshore.

The workers spotted the pup paddling near the rig Friday afternoon before it swam toward the platform and clung to a pole, Vitisak Payalaw, an offshore planner for Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Ltd., told ABC News.

They used a rope to pull the shivering dog to safety, Payalaw said, adding that the rescue mission took about 15 minutes.

Photos Payalaw posted to Facebook, showing the workers tending to

...read more at https://www.mycentraloregon.com/2019/04/15/oil-rig-workers-rescue-dog-137-miles-off-coast-of-thailand/

This entry was posted in Oregon Coast News. Bookmark the permalink.