Updated: Three rescued by the Coast Guard, brought into Pamet Harbor

TRURO – The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their boat overturned in Pamet Harbor Friday.

At 3:15 p.m., the owner of a 14-foot aluminum boat reported to Coast Guard Station Provincetown watchstanders that he had lent his boat to three people, and they were in distress after the boat flipped.

The owner was on land at the time. After the boat capsized, one of the three contacted him for help, and he called the Coast Guard.

A 29-foot rescue boat crew from Station Provincetown was already underway and diverted to the scene. The crew arrived to find two males in lifejackets and one female clinging to an inflatable in the water.

The boat had already sank.

The crew brought the three aboard and took them to Pamet Harbor Pier where Truro Emergency Medical Services were awaiting.

There were no injuries reported.
Media release furnished by U.S. Coast Guard

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