sept 13 1967
had Five Persons Are Rescued After Storm Hits Ketch NEW YORK. (AP) -- Five persons stranded aboard a storm-battered 42-foot sailboat ttie North Atlantic were this morning, the Coast Guard announced. Efforts to put a tow line ketch Voile d'Or or remove five persons by lifeboat prevented earlier by 35- 40-foot waves and winds of 25 miles per hour. However, the Coast Guard cutter McCulloch sent a small boat to the side of the ketch 30-foot seas and evacuated the two women and three men aboard. The Coast Guard said all appear in good condition. Aboard wert William Schnir- ring, 68, his wife, Alice, 57, suffered bruises on her back before she was taken off the ketch; Schnirring's nephew, Van Perk, 24, and his wife, Suzie, 21, and the skipper, Ivan Fox of Bermuda. The Schnirring's Schnirring's are from Larchmont, N.Y., and the Perks are New York City residents. The ketch, which left New Yo-'c Saturday bound for Bermuda, Bermuda, was caught in a fringe Doria and radioed a distress call Monday afternoon.