The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued the fourth and final crew member from an overturned car carrier vessel in waters off the coast of Brunswick, Georgia.

The moment the Coast Guard rescued the 4th crew member.
  • Capt. John Reed spoke of the ‘mess’ after The Golden Ray flipped on its side
  • Three men were rescued from one room after rescuers rappelled down the hull  
  • The fourth was in a separate compartment and all were rescued on Monday
  • ‘To see them get to freedom was amazing’, Reed said, describing the conditions
  • All four South Korean men were said to be alert and in relatively good condition
  • Pictures following their rescue show two of the men smiling as they were led to safety. A video posted online by the Coast Guard showed responders clapping 
  • The vessel caught fire Sunday as it left Brunswick, Georgia, carrying vehicles
  • It is now stuck in the shipping channel, closing one of the busiest U.S. seaports 

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