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15 Rescued When Boat Runs Aground in North Wildwood

Accidents | Fri, 08/14/2009 - 9:24 pm | Updated 5 years 34 weeks ago | Read 6755 | Commented 8 | Emailed 5
Tags: boat ran aground, North Wildwood, water rescue

By Harry B. Scheeler Jr.

NORTH WILDWOOD-- The Coast Guard was requested to assist with a non-emergency rescue effort when a boat ran aground on Champagne Island around 9 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, according to Petty Officer Limberg.

Fifteen people were reported to have been stranded. No injuries were reported, however an ambulance responded on standby, Limberg said.

The North Wildwood and Wildwood Fire Departments, State Police and Sea Tow also responded, according to Limberg.

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Mon, 08/17/2009 - 10:01pm - Posted by: Honeysuckle

Who would listen to the Town Drunk anyway!!! You need to get a job and quit being so negative. I think the Herald does a great job!!!!

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 9:51pm - Posted by: Obione

Drunk did you ever think our new world order government did not provide all the details to the reporter. You think the police departments tell the press when they pull over their drunk mayors? No they cover it up! maybe the boat was a conggressmans?

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 9:00pm - Posted by: the town drunk

Here is what I think the Herald should have reported on . How big was the boat to hold 15 people , was any one checked to driving under the influence, how was the boat freed. So fins thanks for your interest in my posts, don't be a coward and step up to the plate and post a little bit

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 8:02pm - Posted by: rummrunner2

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 6:37pm - Posted by: FINSLFT

THE TOWN DRUNK wrote "Herald should be ashamed of themselves with their horrible reporting, what a joke"

Then stop reading the paper.I've been lurking for quite a while and your posts are absolutly an insult to all humanity......this is a FREE local paper and I have no Idea why the Herald staff has not Banned your A@#

HEY finslft sound like you should lurk over to the rules area and reread the one that says name calling will not be allowed.ok on to subject .they where d-u-m-b ENOUGH TO GET THEM SELVES INTO THAT MESS .THEY COULD HAVE GOTTEN THEM SELVES OUT OF IT .NICE WAY OF WASTING MY TAX DOLLAR ON A BUNCH OF DRUNKS

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 6:37pm - Posted by: FINSLFT

THE TOWN DRUNK wrote "Herald should be ashamed of themselves with their horrible reporting, what a joke"

Then stop reading the paper.I've been lurking for quite a while and your posts are absolutly an insult to all humanity......this is a FREE local paper and I have no Idea why the Herald staff has not Banned your A@#

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 3:40pm - Posted by: the town drunk

The Herald should be ashamed of themselves with their horrible reporting, what a joke

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 9:00am - Posted by: MrReasonable

Stranded in plain sight.....

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 5:33am - Posted by: doobiebrother

stranded?

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