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2 boaters stranded on Disappearing Island, rescued by Coast Guard

Posted at 1:46 PM, Aug 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-19 13:47:11-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --- Two boaters were rescued by the Coast Guard after their boat became stuck aground on Disappearing Island near Ponce Inlet. 

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a call at 4 a.m. about a 19-foot pontoon boat being stranded for approximately 7 hours after the owner of the boat was unable to relaunch it. 

The SPC-SW crew arrived on the scene, recovered the boaters and transported them to the station where they were met by family members. 

No injuries were reported.