Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canavera

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores file photo

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores file photo

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search Tuesday for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral.

Missing is Russell Minor.

Coast Guard crews have searched approximately 4,600 square miles.

On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report from the Day Boat Too, a 46-foot fishing vessel, stating Minor went overboard. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew launched and commenced searching after dropping a self-locating datum marker buoy when they arrived on scene.

Assets involved in the search are:

  • Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater aircrews
  • Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City aircrews
  • Coast Guard Air Station Miami aircrews
  • Coast Guard Cutter Dependable crew
  • Coast Guard Cutter William Flores crew


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