U.S. Coast Guard Searching for Missing ‘Day Boat Too’ 300 Miles East of Cape Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // June 16, 2019
COAST GUARD: 'Day Boat Too' captain was swept overboard
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral.
At 2:57 a.m. Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report from the “Day Boat Too,” a 46-foot fishing vessel, stating the captain, a 30-year-old man, went overboard.
“A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew launched and commenced searching after dropping a self-locating datum marker buoy (SLDMB) when they arrived on scene at 6:30 a.m.,” said a Coast Guard spokesperson.
“An Air Station Elizabeth City Hercules aircrew relieved the Clearwater aircrew at 10:25 a.m., dropped another SLDMB and continued searching.”
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable is also en route to assist in the search.
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