21 August 2016 at 1638 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Florida.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. U.S. Coast Guard personnel responded to the location and transported three males who became stranded due to their vessel sinking. The individuals were transported by rescue vessel to a secure location on land. No injuries were reported with this incident.