The 115 foot long fishing vessel Amazing Grace ran aground in Nassau Sound near Jacksonville, Florida. The Amazing Grace had drifted aground while the crew on board was asleep. The fishing vessel suffered water ingress and was at risk of sinking. The Coast Guard was contacted and quickly dispatched the 45-foot response boat to the scene. The response boat found the Amazing Grace in shallow water and delivered a de-watering pump. The pumps were unable to keep up with the flooding forcing the five crew on board to abandon the Amazing Grace. The response boat took the crew back to shore. No reports of injuries or any pollution being released. The owner of the Amazing Grace has contacted commercial salvagers to recover the vessel.
The fishing vessel Atlantic Breeze ran aground near the entrance to Nassau Sound near Jacksonville, Florida. The fishing vessel suffered water ingress and the crew sent out a distress call to the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard dispatched the 45 foot rescue boat to the scene. The Coast Guard rescued the three crew on board the Atlantic Breeze and took them safely ashore. No reports of injuries.