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Pass Christian rallies to help stranded veteran get his boat back

Navy Veteran Rob Adams watched Tuesday as a crew from J.E. Borries Inc. of Pascagoula lifted his boat off the pier at the Pass Christian Harbor where it has been stranded for more than a week after the storm surge from Hurricane Nate left him stranded. Adams had taken a friend’s boat to safe harbor before the storm and wasn’t able to rescue his. The community has rallied around Adams to help him get his boat back and get an place to live on land.

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He helped save his neighbor’s boat, then this happened

Retired SeaBee Rob Adams and his dog, Sadie, lived in the Pass Christian Harbor on his 28-foot cabin cruiser until Saturday when the storm surge from Hurricane Nate left his boat sitting on one of the piers. Adams had spent Friday moving a friend’s boat to safe harbor, and when he was on the way to get his, the tow boat’’s engines died forcing him to swim to shore.

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Pass Christian rallies to help stranded veteran get his boat back

Navy Veteran Rob Adams watched Tuesday as a crew from J.E. Borries Inc. of Pascagoula lifted his boat off the pier at the Pass Christian Harbor where it has been stranded for more than a week after the storm surge from Hurricane Nate left him stranded. Adams had taken a friend’s boat to safe harbor before the storm and wasn’t able to rescue his. The community has rallied around Adams to help him get his boat back and get an place to live on land.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
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