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Three men were from a remote desert island in adventure-book style on Thursday. The three sailors marooned on the tiny, uninhabited island of Fanadik in the South Pacific Ocean after their boat . The island is several hundred kilometres north of Papua New Guinea. Even though they their vessel at night, the men to swim for nearly three kilometres to land. They on the island for three days and they were modern-day castaways. They wrote the word 'HELP' in the sand using palm leaves so they might spotted by a plane. Their prayers were answered when a U.S. Coast Guard plane their message on the beach.

A Coast Guard spokesman about the rescue. He said: "Our combined efforts, coupled with the willingness of many different resources to together and help, to the successful rescue of these three men in a very remote part of the Pacific." Once the men were , their families were and they were put on a boat back to the island of Pulap, from where they had initially out to sea. The Coast Guard none of the men was injured. The rescue is one of many the U.S. Coast Guard has recently. Officials say that in the last two weeks, they have seven search-and-rescue missions in the South Pacific, the lives of 15 people.

 
 

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