Coast Guard crew members from the Coast Guard Station in Yankeetown rescued three people from a sinking 16-foot recreational boat near Eleven Prong on Thursday, May 22.
A report of a vessel with two adults and one child aboard taking on water at approximately 6 p.m.
was received by the Coast Guard
Sector in St. Petersburg.
The Yankeetown CG crew launched a trailerable boat usually used in doing buoy and navigation sign duties to reach the three people and bring them to shore.