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Flotilla 054-03-03
 Kilmarnock, Virginia

 

 

HOMEPAGE

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RAPPAHANNOCK "10" ACCIDENT - 05JUL10

 

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AUX 27137 RESPONDS TO SEARCH & RESCUE (SAR) CALLOUT BY COAST GUARD STATION MILFORD HAVEN ON 04JUL12

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FLOTILLA 33 MEMBER AMY THOMAS (R) ON TOW WATCH AS AUX 27137 TOWS A DISABLED 21' SEAPRO POWER BOAT OUT OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY. NOT PICTURED ARE DON GALLAGHER & JIM THOMAS.

 

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THE 21' SEAPRO POWER BOAT BECAME DISABLED BETWEEN RAPPAHANNOCK "1R" & "3R" WITH A TOTAL OF 4 PERSONS ONBOARD (3 ADULTS & ONE 13 YEAR OLD). COAST GUARD SECTOR HAMPTON ROADS BROADCAST A MAINE ASSISTANCE REQUEST BROADCAST (MARB) FOR SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE CALLING OUT AUX 27137 & CREW AT 1422.

 

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AUX 27137 & CREW TOW THE 21' SEAPRO BACK TO THE PUBLIC RAMP.

 

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ALL 4 POB ARE SAFELY RETURNED TO LAND & THE DISABLED 21' SEAPRO IS LOADED BACK ONTO THE TRAILER.  TOTAL MISSION TIME INCLUDING TRANSIT WAS 3 HOURS 16 MINUTES. AUX 27137 THEN CONTINUED ON A DUSK SAFETY PATROL ARRIVING AT HOME PIER AT 2011.

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