MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued nine people
from a stalled boat that capsized in high waves near Horn Island.
A Coast Guard vessel out of Pascagoula, Miss., was dispatched to
the scene about 8 p.m. Sunday.
Two of the nine passengers on the 22-foot boat had been taken
onto the Coast Guard vessel when the stalled boat capsized and sent
seven others overboard into waves about 6 feet high.
Coast Guard Petty Officer Juston Wilcox, of Coast Guard Sector
Mobile says all were pulled to safety, but the boat sank.
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