Coast Guard assists 2 on disabled vessel off Beauford Inlet

The Coast Guard rescued a husband and wife Friday one and a half miles southeast of Beaufort Inlet.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report at approximately 12:10 p.m. that the 45-foot fishing boat Captain Dump II out of Marshallberg was disabled and at anchor with a married couple aboard.

A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon launched at approximately 12:30 p.m. The boat crew towed the fishing boat back inside Beaufort Inlet, where the fishing vessel Lady Jane took the fishing vessel in tow.

No injuries were reported.