The Coast Guard says a 31-foot vessel
carrying four adults and a child sank in the Kennebec River, but
everyone on board was able to swim to nearby Ram Island.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Wheeler said the
incident took place about 9 p.m. Saturday night.
Wheeler said one of those on board was able to summon help by
radio and that the Coast Guard relayed the information to the Maine
That agency rescued the group and brought them safely to