- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 9, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) - A boater who was missing at sea for about 12 days has been found uninjured about 65 miles south of Honolulu.

The Coast Guard says Ron Ingraham was weak, hungry and dehydrated when a Navy ship reached him Tuesday morning.

The Coast Guard had been searching for him since receiving his mayday call on Thanksgiving reporting flooding in his small boat about 50 miles west of Kailua-Kona. In an audio clip of the call provided by the Coast Guard, he’s heard saying he was in danger of sinking.

The search was suspended Dec. 1 until he sent another mayday call Tuesday. The guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton was nearby. Crewmembers reached Ingraham and gave him water and food. They’re also trying to repair his sailboat.

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