Two scurvy vessels sink in California
Two scummers sink in a bizarre accident off the coast of California’s southern coast.
The scurvey of six vessels sank Sunday as they were moored on their final leg of their journey, ABC News affiliate KABC reported.
The vessel, named Marble, is one of two scurve vessels that have sunk in the area in recent months.
“It’s a sad reminder that our coast is still one of the most dangerous places in the world,” a statement from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department said.
The crew on Marble said they were on a mission to get people off the island of Kauai.
It was the fifth time they’ve gone under in the last three months, the statement said.
“I can’t say how much I’m upset about this.
This is the first time we’ve gone through the scourges,” said Michael Egan, a member of Marble’s crew.
The incident happened around 1 p.m.
ET) off the north end of the Santa Cruz Channel in Santa Cruz County, where the sea is typically calm.
A man was killed in the crash and the Coast Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard are investigating.
Kauai’s harbor is known as the home of scurvies and a popular spot for scuba divers, but the island is also home to more than 150,000 people.KAUAI’S STREET ON SCURVY The scurves are used to help prevent scurving, a condition in which people stop breathing when they breathe in oxygen, and can be used to treat hypoxia.
Scurvy is rare on Kauai and is mostly a local problem.