Coast Guard searching for 73-year-old man

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard is searching Dares Beach in the Chesapeake Bay for a missing 73-year-old man today.

Watch standers from Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a call at 6 p.m. Saturday, that a catamaran had capsized and two people were in the water.

Calvert County Sheriff Department recovered one person and the second person is still missing. Coast Guard rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Oxford, Air Station Atlantic City N.J., Maryland Natural Resources Police and Calvert County searched throughout the night.

Station Oxford and Air Station Atlantic City are continuing with a first light search.

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  1. John Feagin says:

    Thanks to the responders for their actions. The individuals involved in this were my nephew and the husband of my first cousin (the older gentleman). As of this morning (Sunday, 27 July) we understand that the older gentleman did not survive and the body has been recovered.

    Our thoughts and prayers go to my first cousin on the loss of her husband.

    John Feagin
    Birmingham, AL