Barbadian fishermen being helped aboard the Carnival Fascination after being rescued on wednesday night when their boat ran out of fuel and went adrift. (Guest Picture)
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MIAMI – Two Barbadian fishermen were rescued by the cruise liner Carnival Fascination on Wednesday night about 25 nautical miles from their homeland.
Officials from the Florida-based cruise ship said they responded to a distress signal from the fishing boat around 10 p.m. “The boat had run out of fuel and was adrift,” a statement from Carnival Cruise Line said.
The men, ages 43 and 51, were taken aboard Carnival Fascination, where “they received medical assistance, a hot meal and accommodation. They also had the opportunity to call their families,” the statement said. (PR)
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