Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man missing near New Haven, Conn.

45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi)

45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi)

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a man Sunday, after his 32-foot boat was found capsized and damaged near New Haven, Conn.

Missing is Michael Murphy.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report from a good Samaritan stating they located an overturned vessel near the west breakwall in New Haven at approximately 9:15 a.m.,Sunday.

The command center issued an urgent marine information broadcast (UMIB) and launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Haven. West Haven Fire Department-Marine unit also responded to the scene.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod has joined the search as well.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Murphy are asked to call Sector Long Island Sound at 203-468-4401.

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