Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Gulf


NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Coast Guard is searching for one person who went missing Thursday, approximately 12 nautical miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama.

The Coast Guard received a report at 4:07 a.m. that a crew member was missing.

The 41-year-old man was last seen Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Crew members conducted a search of the vessel but the boater has not been found.

Investigator said the boat has been at anchor for eight days and will head into Mobile on Thursday. 

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