The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) were on a patrol in the Florida Straights at.
Coast Guard, Navy Rescue 3 People
The Coast Guard and the crew of the Navy destroyer USS Cole rescued three people Nov. 10, 2013 from the disabled 38-foot sailboat Wings approximately 210 miles offshore of North Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the three people from the Wings and dropped them off on the Cole. The Jayhawk crew then flew to another distress call that was determined to be a non-distress situation. Returning to the Cole, the Jayhawk retrieved the three rescued people and took them to Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Elizabeth City