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Tragic Boating Accident in Jupiter Inlet, Fla., Captured on Film.
A tragic boating accident in Florida's Jupiter Inlet shows the dangers of the sea. Thomas Henry, 61, captain of the Waterdog, was caught on film Sept. 3 as waves smash his boat as it crosses a sandbar and knocks the seasoned boat captain around on deck, finally tossing him overboard. Capt. Henry later died from his injuries. Click here to see the dramatic pictures taken by photographer Stuart Brown who witnessed the dramatic events.

WaterDog Encounters Wave

Here Henry is seen on the bridge and in control of the 48' Garlington, Waterdog. Browning turned his attention to what he believed was the only boat in the water.
Stuart Browning

Henry Hangs On

Browning captures the Waterdog as Henry approaches the first wave. The Waterdog gets caught on top of the swell.
Stuart Browning

Boat Rolls On Side

Henry, a former airline pilot and seasoned boater, can be seen trying to remain steady on the Waterdog. The boat gets rolled on its side by the wave.
Stuart Browning

Boat Nearly Tips

The Waterdog, seen nearly on its side, was holding six passengers.
Stuart Browning

Waves Throw Captain

Browning captures Henry’s fall assuming that it is debris from the boat. He quickly realizes that the debris is actually Henry.
Stuart Browning

Captain Falls Off

Henry who lost his footing, is thrown from the bridge of the boat.
Stuart Browning

Captain Hits Deck

Henry lands face down on the deck “with such impact my heart sank,” said Browning.
Stuart Browning

Henry Thrown From Deck

Browning called 911 and continued shooting and Henry was thrown from the deck.
Stuart Browning

Captain Clings to Boat

Despite the injuries from the fall Henry tries to remain attached to the vessel.
Stuart Browning

Captain Falls into Water

Henry is tossed from the side of the Waterdog and Browning and the surfer alert the lifeguards that there is a man overboard.
Stuart Browning

Boat Turns Around

The boat turns around and heads back into the waves.
Stuart Browning

Deck Mate Spotted

The deck mate appears first on deck to attempt to control the vessel.
Stuart Browning

Rescuers Reach Waterdog

First to respond to the scene, the small lifeguard rescue boat arrives.
Stuart Browning

Deck Mate Uninjured

According to Browning it takes the crew 14 minutes to find Henry, none of the other passengers report injuries.
Stuart Browning

Mate Gains Control

Gaining full control of the boat, the mate is able to truen the baot inalnd to dock. Captain Thomas Henry, 61, passed away on Sept. 5, after a tragic boating accident on Sept. 3, left him on life support. Henry, who leaves behind his wife and brother, was a Charter Boat Captain on the Waterdog for over 20 years.
Stuart Browning

Tragic Boating Accident in Jupiter Inlet, Fla., Captured on Film.

A tragic boating accident in Florida's Jupiter Inlet shows the dangers of the sea. Thomas Henry, 61, captain of the Waterdog, was caught on film Sept. 3 as waves smash his boat as it crosses a sandbar and knocks the seasoned boat captain around on deck, finally tossing him overboard. Capt. Henry later died from his injuries. Click here to see the dramatic pictures taken by photographer Stuart Brown who witnessed the dramatic events.

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