Coast Guard, Good Samaritan Vessel Assist Disabled Boat 12 Miles East of Oregon Inlet

On Friday afternoon, June 7, U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet received a report from the vessel Smoker via CH 16 that they had spotted a vessel that appeared to possibly be on fire 12 nautical miles east of Oregon Inlet.

After a crew from Station Oregon Inlet immediately launched, the vessel Smoker had determined that it was a flare at a reasonable distance. The vessel in distress was a 26 ft. cuddy cabin that was completely disabled with no electronics, and three adults and a child on board.

The Good Samaritan vessel Smoker

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