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Boat Rescue

John Franklin Riggs

Man Swims For Hours In Storm To Rescue His Family After Boat Capsizes

The family of the Maryland man who swam five hours to save them is speaking out only to CBS News. They describe a harrowing ordeal as he swam and they clung to a disabled boat in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.

07/15/2013

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2 Dead, 4 Rescued From Overturned Boat

The Coast Guard says two people have died and four others have been rescued after a boat capsized in St. Mary’s County.

04/20/2013

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4 Rescued From Grounded Boat Near Tangier Island

The Coast Guard says it’s rescued four people, including two crew members of a marine police boat, near Tangier Island.

02/16/2013

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9 Rescued From Boat That Sank East Of Ocean City

Nine people have been rescued from a boat that sank east of Ocean City.

07/28/2012

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Coast Guard Rescues Boater Near Annapolis

The Coast Guard rescued a man from a capsized boat in the Severn River early Sunday morning.

04/08/2012

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2 Rescued From Sailboat In Distress In Norfolk

A couple attempting to outrun Hurricane Irene were rescued Saturday in the Chesapeake Bay as their sailboat was battered by 6- to 8-foot seas and winds gusting to 45 mph, rescue officials said.

08/27/2011

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