Coast Guard, local authorities searching for 2 near Cape May, N.J.

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for two people after the 16-foot boat they were aboard was found capsized a half a mile off the coast of Port Mahon Beach, Del., Saturday.

Missing is David Whitehair Sr., 40-years-old and David Whitehair Jr., 18-years-old, of Felton, Del.

The Coast Guard received a call at 2:20 p.m. from a member of Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control reporting a capsized boat with a net tangled in the prop.

Two rescue helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., a rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May, members of the Little Creek, Del., Volunteer Fire Company, the Delaware State Police and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control are searching for the two men.

It was reported both men have not been heard from since Friday 3 p.m. after they departed from Woodland Beach, Del., aboard their boat, to go on a drum fishing trip.

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