Diver Rescued Off Mission Bay Coast

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Jolyne Harris

A woman had to be rescued after diving near ship wreckage off the coast of Mission Bay on Saturday Afternoon, according to San Diego lifeguard officials.

Lifeguards received the call at about 5 p.m. from a sport diving boat, “Humbolt”.  It was reported that the woman was diving off Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} the Yukon shipwreck earlier in the day.

The woman was said to be conscious once she surfaced from the water but became fatigued shortly after, according to officials.

The woman was later placed in a hyperbaric chamber at UCSD Medical Center, after being taken to lifeguard headquarters and no details were given on her current condition.

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