Coast Guard finds missing crew members from overturned ship alive


The Golden Ray cargo ship is capsized near a port on the Georgia coast, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Rescuers were searching Sunday for multiple crew members of the ship that overturned and caught fire in St. Simons Sound, Ga. (Buff Leavy/The Brunswick News via AP)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on an overturned cargo ship off the coast of Georgia (all times local):

11 a.m.

U.S. Coast Guard: Rescuers drilled hole through overturned ship’s hull, confirmed all 4 missing crew members are alive.

10:20 a.m.

South Korea’s Foreign Ministry says four crew members are in the engine room of their overturned cargo ship awaiting help from a U.S. Coast Guard rescue team.

The foreign ministry’s statement also says the fire that prevented a rescue attempt is now extinguished. Coast Guard Lt. Kit Pace said Monday that rescuers have been able to board the ship.

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