Grandfather, 68, Swims to Shore After Fishing Boat Capsizes at Night in Gulf of Mexico

November 15, 2011 Updated Nov 15, 2011 at 4:35 PM EDT

...

Grandfather, 68, Swims to Shore After Fishing Boat Capsizes at Night in Gulf of Mexico

November 15, 2011 Updated Nov 15, 2011 at 4:35 PM EDT

According to a story in the Naples (Fla.) Daily News, a 68-year-old Florida grandfather swam more nearly two miles back to shore after his fishing boat capsized last Wednesday night in the Gulf of Mexico.

The man, who has had seven heart surgeries according to the Daily News story, was taken to the hospital for hypothermia after reaching shore, the report says.

Read the Naples Daily News story HERE.