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-- -- -- not limited to the Jewelers the storm even took out there this replica ship.
Sailing up the coast of North Carolina sixteen people on that boat they abandon ship late Sunday night when ship started to sink.
Fourteen of them -- rescued the fifteenth was found dead and the sixteenth the captain is still missing.
Joining us live this morning one of the rescue swimmers who helped save those passengers Randy Hoffa good morning -- -- What.
I'm doing just fine so -- take us through this this heroic event have -- -- trying to rescue these people as this boat is sinking.
I don't it is Mother's Day you don't you don't -- very often.
-- -- out there and but breeders'.
The editor in -- already -- begun in early in the morning.
-- the first of those -- -- and so you know.
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It could book my.
-- -- a chopper -- spot him a spot one of these guys in the water and then you're dropping as -- watching the video right now Randy.
He dropped down the the build with the -- deck they get on you -- up.
-- -- or straight vacancy it is.
But we -- -- on the course on the and then most of the survivors.
How did you get how did you get word that they were out there and how hard is it actually pick up -- a human being waters like that.
-- that -- more different typical with he'd be that big is its founder of like there but you don't hurt.
We get a call it make contact with -- sector.
Down here in that they -- about if you don't water meters but no commitment.
Removed you've been with of cause -- for fourteen years you've been a rescue swimmer for thirteen of those years you've trained for this kind of thing.
But when you're actually doing it how how is it different from when your training.
That put a spirited but all the -- -- -- usually in.
Literally -- bigger difference.
Yes so they -- on this 1962 mug this community about it is replica ship.
We did make you wonder what they would -- on what they were thinking because we all knew about these weather reports.
-- candidate where they build up.
Which -- that you -- storm was and and wooden ship that they got a bigger voice that.
Just -- -- -- and but I don't know what they expected to.
So you can't doctor -- -- Randy at what at what point do you stop looking for the captain who was still missing at this point that I guess you know you're out there while they were still daylight.
-- -- there -- continue searching this morning.
So much into record -- or arson but they were -- -- would do that -- it's pretty difficult but there is only as well -- -- -- -- a picture of the captain has 63 year old Robin wall rich while added five do we save two girls to a male side in their forties and one elderly men.
Had seven years old -- good job thanks joining us and talking about it.
But you -- there.
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