Coast Guard recovers missing boater near Pasadena, Md.

5th Coast Guard District NewsBALTIMORE – The Coast Guard recovered the body of an overdue boater in Rock Creek near Pasadena, Md., Wednesday.

Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Baltimore command center received a call at approximately 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, from a source reporting the boater overdue aboard a 14-foot sailing vessel.

The reporting source stated that the boater usually makes local sailing trips returning prior to sunset. The boater departed at 3 p.m. and was expected to return at 5 p.m.

A 25-foot Response Boat – Small crew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay, Md., along with an MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., and assets from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore Fire and Rescue, Annapolis Fire Department and Maryland State Police responded.

The crew aboard the helicopter located the overturned sailing vessel and did not locate the boater.

At approximately 7:30 a.m., the crew from Station Curtis Bay located the male, about a half mile from where the sailing vessel was found.

He was transported to Stoney Creek Marina to local EMS.

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