Update: Rescue off Fauntleroy dock, ferries delayed

March 29, 2014 at 11:33 am | In Fauntleroy, West Seattle news, WS breaking news | 4 Comments

11:33 AM: A rescue offshore in Fauntleroy has delayed ferries to and from the terminal. Heidi, onboard one of the ferries, says “a sailboat went turtle” and tweeted photos including:

Scanner traffic indicates a person has been rescued from the water.

11:43 AM: The Seattle Fire crews have just left the dock. The Klahowya, which was assisting, finally has made it to Fauntleroy. No information so far on the rescued person’s condition.

1:28 PM NOTE: Though the rescue is long over, the ferries on the route are still running behind – check here for updates.

8:14 PM: Thanks to Eric Bell for photos taken at the dock – first, as the vessel came in with the person who was rescued:

That’s the M/V Klahowya, which helped with the rescue, in the background. Next, the Medic 32 crew working to get ready for transport:

Still no official word on how the victim is doing and exactly what happened.

4 Comments

  1. 11:35 Fire trucks are pulling out and a ferry is docking.

    Comment by Susan — 11:37 am March 29, 2014 #

  2. so glad our coast guard is there for us

    Comment by JoB — 11:51 am March 29, 2014 #

  3. I hope the victim(s) survived.

    Comment by ScubaFrog — 4:05 pm March 29, 2014 #

  4. Ahoy Malloy!!

    Comment by Vanilla Gorilla — 4:53 pm March 29, 2014 #

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