The USCG and 2 good Samaritans have rescued 2 men and recovered 2 men Monday after the 28-foot catamaran vessel and the 4 seamen were on capsized near Ocean City, Md.
A good Samaritan onboard the Lori M vessel contacted USCG Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders at nearly 9 am., alerting a catamaran had capsized almost 32 nautical miles northeast of Ocean City with 4 people onboard.
The Just Right Five saved 2 men, both 55-year-old, that were responsive.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from USCG Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., arrived on the place of accident and deployed a rescue swimmer that recovered the other 2 men, 53-year-old and 65-year-old, with the help of a good Samaritan on the board of Lori M. Both men that were unresponsive, were taken aboard their vessel.
A boat crew member aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Ocean City and the helicopter aircrew assisted in the search.
The Lori M vessel and Just Right Five are being escorted by a boatcrew onboard a 47-foot Motor Life Vessel from USCG Station Indian River Inlet, Del., to station Indian River.