Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Nanticoke River Marina

USCG file photo

CRISFIELD, Md. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for the missing man at 11:50 a.m. Saturday.

Missing is Edwin Smullen, 59, from Tyaskin, Md.

A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Crisfield and an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City searched 350 square miles over an 11-hour period for Smullen.

Sector Baltimore watchstanders received a call at approximately 3 p.m. Friday, from a good Samaritan, reporting an aground 20-foot sailing vessel.

Participating in the search were a 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Crisfield and an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City along with the Westside fire department, police department, Maryland Natural Resources Police.

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