20 November 2016 at 1437 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from an InReach device off the coast of Massachusetts.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. U.S. Coast Guard personnel responded to the location and transported six individuals whose vessel was ran aground. The individuals were transported by Coast Guard vessel to a secure location on land. No injuries were reported with this incident.