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Boat capsizes near Shallotte Inlet; USCG rescues two

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By Rachel Johnson, Staff Writer

SHALLOTTE—Two men were rescued after their boat capsized in the Intracoastal Waterway.

The Coast Guard station on Oak Island received a call just after noon on Sunday, Nov. 18 from the motor vessel Liberty.

According to USCG Petty Officer 2nd Class Leonard Posluszny, the Liberty reported a small white fishing vessel had turned over in the Intracoastal waterway across from Inlet View in Shallotte. The boat was a 12-foot flat-bottomed skiff.

The boat was in the waterway between the Shallotte River and the Shallotte Inlet.


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