Two Fishermen, Presumed Dead, Rescued by Coast Guard After Two Weeks Adrift at Sea

The US Coast Guard District 7 rescued two fishermen, adrift for two weeks, from the water 23 miles northeast of Cat Island, Bahamas, on May 18.

Footage uploaded by the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service shows the coast guard hoisting the fishermen to safety via helicopter.

According to the video’s caption, the fishermen were rescued after a “good Samaritan vessel” spotted them and reported them to authorities. Credit: US Coast Guard District 7 via Storyful