St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville of the situation at around 11 p.m., Sunday, reporting that the man told his wife that he’d return around 6 p.m. When he didn’t, she notified the sheriff’s office.
The Coast Guard is searching with crews aboard the following assets:
- A 45-foot Response Boast – Medium from Coast Guard Station Mayport,
- An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, and
- The 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Shrike, homeported in Port Canaveral
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sector Jacksonville command center at 904-564-7500, and select option zero.