MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Coast Guard crews rescued two men stranded on remote Bahamanian island on Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: West Miami Officer Assaulted During Traffic Stop, Driver Arrested
The men were ferrying the motor vessel “Bye-Luv Ya-Sea Ya” from the Turks and Caicos to Fort Pierce, Florida when the vessel began to take on water.
It eventually ran aground on Lady Slipper Key just north of Crooked Island, Bahamas.READ MORE: CBS4 Exclusive: Support Beams At Dadeland Mall Parking Garage Alarms Shoppers
Coast Guard officials said the Royal Bahamian Defense Force asked for their assistance to rescue the two U.S. citizens.
That’s when they sent a helicopter crew to rescue the two men and take them to Great Inagua, Bahamas.
No injuries or medical concerns were reported.MORE NEWS: Palm Beach Gardens Police: Ryan Rogers Killed In Chance Encounter With 'Animal' That Shouldn't Have Been On Streets