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Date: March 21, 2011

Contact: Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy

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Imagery Release: Coast Guard rescues man, dog from disabled sailboat

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Contact: Petty Officer Henry Dunphy, 619-252-1304

SAN DIEGO -- An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector San Diego rescues a 77-year-old man and his dog from a disabled sailboat that was adrift 120 southwest of San Diego, March 21, 2011.

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 SAN DIEGO -- An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector San Diego rescues a 77-year-old man and his dog from a disabled sailboat that was adrift 120 southwest of San Diego, March 21, 2011. The man and dog were hoisted from the boat and transported safely to San Diego. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- A 30-foot disabled sailboat drifts 120 miles southwest of San Diego with a man and dog aboard, March 21, 2011. Aircrews from Coast Guard Sector San Diego and Air Station Sacramento worked together to rescue the man and dog. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- A 30-foot disabled sailboat drifts 120 miles southwest of San Diego with a man and dog aboard, March 21, 2011. Aircrews from Coast Guard Sector San Diego and Air Station Sacramento worked together to rescue the man and dog. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Linehan, a rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Sector San Diego, climbs aboard a disabled 30-foot sailboat 120 miles southwest of San Diego, March 21, 2011.Aircrews from Coast Guard Sector San Diego and Air Station Sacramento worked together to rescue the man and dog who were aboard the sailboat. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Linehan, a rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Sector San Diego, climbs aboard a disabled 30-foot sailboat 120 miles southwest of San Diego, March 21, 2011.Aircrews from Coast Guard Sector San Diego and Air Station Sacramento worked together to rescue the man and dog who were aboard the sailboat. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class James Johnson, a flight mechanic from Coast Guard Sector San Diego, talks to a man who was rescued with his dog from a 30-foot disabled sailboat 120 miles southwest of San Diego, March 21, 2011. Aircrews from Coast Guard Sector San Diego and Air Station Sacramento worked together to rescue the man and dog. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

SAN DIEGO -- Petty Officer 2nd Class James Johnson, a flight mechanic from Coast Guard Sector San Diego, talks to a man who was rescued with his dog from a 30-foot disabled sailboat 120 miles southwest of San Diego, March 21, 2011. Aircrews from Coast Guard Sector San Diego and Air Station Sacramento worked together to rescue the man and dog. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy.

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