Shipwrecked Sailors Saved By ‘Help’

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Three sailors have been rescued from a small island where no-one lives in the Pacific Ocean, after the US Navy and Coast Guard spotted their ‘HELP’ sign on the beach.

The men had been stranded for three days, after their small boat sank, forcing them to swim for the shore.

They made the sign on the sandy beach, using branches from the island’s palm trees.

The men also waved their brightly-coloured life jackets to help their rescuers spot them.

A United States Navy aircrew spotted the sailors on the remote island of Fanadik, in the north Pacific near Guam.

A small boat then picked the men up and took them to Pulap in Federated States of Micronesia. All of the men are ok!

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