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Search For Missing Fisherman Suspended

The search for a fisherman reported missing Friday night after falling off of his boat into the Pacific Ocean about two miles off the Sonoma County shore has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The man, whose name was not available Sunday, fell off his boat, a 40-foot salmon trawler named the “Ricky Leboy,” about 7:45 p.m. Friday, said U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Athena Stricker. The man was not wearing a life vest, and it wasn’t certain how he fell into the water, Stricker said. A California Highway Patrol helicopter joined a 47-foot Coast Guard vessel in the initial search, and a Coast Guard helicopter later took over for the CHP’s air unit. >link<08:53

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing fisherman in the Gulf

The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 37 miles southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday. The missing man is reported to be Vietnamese and wearing a t-shirt and sweat pants. The vessel identified through inquiry is F/V Miss Quinh Chi II. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report of the missing person at approximately 11:30 p.m. and directed the launch of Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, and an HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile to search for the man. Marine units from Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office are also on scene searching for the man. –USCG– 15:34

UPDATE: F/V Miss Shauna – Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY 

The Coast Guard has suspended the search Tuesday evening for a missing person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna who was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday, and was not wearing a life jacket at the time. For approximately 28-hours, a number of Coast Guard units, as well as several fishing vessels, ran 22-search patterns and covered an area over 4,200 square miles. -USCG- 23:29

UPDATE: Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

The Coast Guard and local fishing community continue to search for a 55-year-old man who went missing from a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York, Monday afternoon. For the past 18 hours a number of Coast Guard units, as well as 10 fishing vessels, have searched units more than 4,000 square miles for the missing crewmember of the fishing vessel Miss Shauna. The crewmember was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday, and he was not wearing a life jacket at the time.  The 51-foot fishing vessel Miss Shauna is homeported in New Bedford, Massachusetts. If anyone has information regarding this case, please call Sector Long Island Sound at 203-468-4401 -USCG- 12:32

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Nantucket

coast guardCoast Guard crews are searching for a person in the water Monday after receiving a report of a fisherman being entangled in a net near Nantucket. At about 9:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report that a fisherman aboard the 42-foot fishing vessel No Regrets, became entangled in the vessel’s nets as they were being deployed and was swept over the side approximately one-quarter mile west of Great Point on Nantucket. The Nantucket Harbormaster, Chatham Harbormaster, Chatham Fire Dive Team, and other local government agencies are on-scene searching.  Multiple good Samaritan vessels are also in the area assisting with the search.  No regrets is homported in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts. Link 12:27

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman John Aldridge, a crewmember of the F/V Anna Mary,near Montauk

uscg-logoCoast Guard watchstanders at Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Conn., were contacted by a local fisherman, at approximately 6:30 a.m., reporting that a male fisherman had gone missing based on missed watch relief times and being
unresponsive to callbacks from another fishing vessel at 4 a.m. [email protected]

Update: Coast Guard suspends search for missing Haines fisherman F/V Darlin’ Michelle

A Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 from Air Station Sitka were dispatched to the scene. A Wings of Alaska plane on a scheduled flight from Haines to Skagway and a tour company helicopter from Skagway assisted with the air search. An Alaska State Troopers’ boat and fishing vessels from Haines were helping with the search on water. Darlin’ Michelle is captained by Haines fisherman Ted Lynch. Several independent reports from searchers identified Lynch as the missing fisherman, who was commercial shrimping in the Tayia Inlet between Haines and Skagway. Skies were clear and sunny in the area Tuesday afternoon. But the National Weather Service has a gale warning in effect through Tuesday evening for the Upper Lynn Canal with a north wind of 35 knots and gusts up to 50 knots forecasted. Seas were expected to reach 7 feet. Read More http://www.ktoo.org/2012/10/23/authorities-searching-for-missing-haines-fisherman/

Coast Guard search suspended for crabber who fell overboard-Alaska Dispatch | Oct 12, 2012

“Suspending a search and rescue case is one of the hardest decisions that we have to make,” said Michael McNeil, a command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the missing fisherman’s family and the crew of the fishing vessel.” The Coast Guard was notified Thursday morning that a crewmember aboard the 87-foot fishing vessel Flying Ocean had fallen overboard while crab fishing.