Coast Guard ends search for missing man in Lake Ontario

9th Coast Guard District NewsCLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search at 9 p.m. Saturday for a man who disappeared after the recreational boat he was aboard with another man capsized in Lake Ontario about a half mile north of Stony Point in Henderson, N.Y.

Missing is: David Tuttle, 45.

In all, crews scoured a search area of 65 square nautical miles of Lake Ontario. Coast Guard crews only located Tuttle’s hat and the life jacket he was reportedly wearing when the vessel capsized.

Coast Guardsmen aboard a 25-foot Response Boat–Small from Coast Guard Station Oswego, N.Y., rescued Buck Stockman, the other man who was aboard the vessel, shortly after the accident.

Involved in the search were the following: boatcrews from Station Oswego, a Canadian Coast Guard boatcrew aboard the 47-foot vessel Cape Hearn, Royal Canadian Air Force aircrews aboard a Griffon helicopter and a CC-130 Hercules plane, New York State Police, Henderson fire and police departments and Jefferson County Special Tactics and Rescue Team.

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