Three sailors caught in Hurricane Julio rescued

OFF OAHU, Hawaii (CNN/UNITED STATES COAST GUARD) — Three sailors are now safe after their boat got caught in the remnants of Hurricane Julio off the coast of Hawaii.

The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue the 61-year-old man and two 22-year-old men from their disabled boat.

A container ship was called in to take them aboard.

The container ship then headed to Honolulu with the three new passengers. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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