Media Availability: Emerald Isle Coast Guard crew to reunite with survivor from Charlotte, NC

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Media Availability  

U.S. Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic
June 11, 2018
Contact: 5th District Public Affairs
Office: (757) 398-6272
After Hours: (757) 434-7712
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Emerald Isle Coast Guard crew to reunite with survivor from Charlotte, NC


WHO: Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle crew and rescued survivor Charlie Bowers
WHAT: Reunion
WHERE: Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle, 11101 Station St., Emerald Isle, NC 28594
WHEN: 10 a.m., Friday, June 15, 2018



EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — A Coast Guard crew is scheduled to reunite Friday in Emerald Isle with a Charlotte man they rescued May 19.


The Station Emerald Isle crew spent the night searching for Charlie Bowers of Charlotte after his vessel capsized near Bogue Inlet May 18. The crew found him clinging to the hard-top canopy from the overturned boat.


Bowers and crew members will be available for interviews.


Media, please RSVP by texting 757-434-7712 with the name of media outlet and members attending.


Photo ID will be required upon arrival.


For the initial release about the rescue, visit: .