Lost at sea

Lost At Sea
Sailor found alive 12 days after placing a distress call off the Hawaii coast.

HONOLULU, Hawaii (KHNL) Twelve days after he made a distress call from his sailboat and dropped off the map, Ron Ingraham suddenly surfaced with a distress call.

It was picked up by the Coast Guard at 7:55 Tuesday morning.

The coordinates placed Ingraham 64 miles south of Oahu, Hawaii and three miles from the Navy Destroyer USS Paul Hamilton. It reached him and rendered aid.

Shortly afterward, in St. Joseph, Missouri, Zakary Ingraham’s telephone rang.

“They said, ‘Well, we found your dad. He’s alive and well on his boat.’ For him to be found is awesome. I can’t believe it,” he said.

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