Coast Guard searches for owners of displaced boats


MOBILE, Ala. – The Coast Guard requests information from mariners on their safety and the status of displaced vessels due to historic rainfall and high-water levels, Friday.

As a result of boats that have drifted freely away from trailers, docks and piers, the Coast Guard seeks to track down vessel owners and confirm that no mariners are in distress.

Please report any of the following information to Coast Guard Sector Mobile at (251) 441-5976:
-Owner’s name;

-Vessel name and description (type, color, condition);

-Vessel’s current and previous location;

-Whether or not it appears to be leaking fuel or oil;

-Whether it is an immediate safety hazard to other mariners.

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