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Commercial vessel Shourong Harmony picks up five men Saturday, July 11, 2015, from a 14-foot aluminum skiff east-northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati, in the central Pacific Ocean. The men had been stranded at sea since Wednesday and were rescued after being spotted by an HC-130 Hercules crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii.
Commercial vessel Shourong Harmony picks up five men Saturday, July 11, 2015, from a 14-foot aluminum skiff east-northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati, in the central Pacific Ocean. The men had been stranded at sea since Wednesday and were rescued after being spotted by an HC-130 Hercules crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii. (U.S. Coast Guard)
Commercial vessel Shourong Harmony picks up five men Saturday, July 11, 2015, from a 14-foot aluminum skiff east-northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati, in the central Pacific Ocean. The men had been stranded at sea since Wednesday and were rescued after being spotted by an HC-130 Hercules crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii.
Commercial vessel Shourong Harmony picks up five men Saturday, July 11, 2015, from a 14-foot aluminum skiff east-northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati, in the central Pacific Ocean. The men had been stranded at sea since Wednesday and were rescued after being spotted by an HC-130 Hercules crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii. (U.S. Coast Guard)
Five men in a 14-foot aluminum skiff signal to the crew of an HC-130 Hercules from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii, before being rescued Saturday, July 11, 2015,  184 miles east-northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati.
Five men in a 14-foot aluminum skiff signal to the crew of an HC-130 Hercules from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii, before being rescued Saturday, July 11, 2015, 184 miles east-northeast of Teraina Island, Kiribati. (U.S. Coast Guard)
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii, pose after assisting in the rescue Saturday, July 11, 2015, of five men who were stranded at sea near Teraina Island, Kiribati.
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point out of Oahu, Hawaii, pose after assisting in the rescue Saturday, July 11, 2015, of five men who were stranded at sea near Teraina Island, Kiribati. (U.S. Coast Guard)

Five men in a small aluminum boat were rescued Saturday after spending several days adrift in the central Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

The men left Teraina Island in the small country of Kiribati on Monday and were reported missing Wednesday afternoon when they failed to return from their fishing trip. The men, who were in the 14-foot skiff with no engine, little provisions and no life-saving equipment, were in good condition, the Coast Guard said.

An HC-130 Hercules crew from Coast Guard Station Barbers Point in Oahu, Hawaii, spotted the skiff Friday about 180 miles east-northeast of Teraina. The crew dropped food, water, radios, flares and a location beacon to the men, who were later picked up by a commercial vessel.

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