Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

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NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for a man that went missing from a fishing vessel 30 miles south of Montauk, New York, Monday afternoon.

Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by VHF-Radio from Miss Shauna that the crewmember had not reported for his watch and could not be located aboard the boat.

He was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday.

Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast (UMIB) and launched several Coast Guard assets.

Involved in the search are:

  • Coast Guard Station Montauk
  • Coast Guard Station Shinnecock
  • Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
  • Coast Guard Cutter Shrike

If anyone has information regarding this case, please call Sector Long Island Sound at 203-468-4401.

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