UPDATED: COAST GUARD RESCUES SIX NEAR ATLANTIC CITY

The Coast Guard rescued six men who were overdue in a 32-foot boat 120 miles east of Atlantic City Monday.

Rescued was Bernie Otriemsky, Jerry Lewis, Ed Silcox, Geoffrey McDade, James McDade and Ray Somerville.

A resuce helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., located the six men aboard the Black Magic at 7 p.m.

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback, homeported in Cape May, N.J., is enroute to tow the Black Magic and its crew.

The Coast Guard searched a total area of 3,200 square miles for approximatley 24 hours.

Two Coast Guard resuce helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, a C-130 aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback, two rescue boat crews from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, N.J., and a rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and Cape Cod, Mass., participated in the search.

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