Coast Guard Searching for Delilah

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for a vessel 145-miles east of Savannah, Ga., Saturday.

A mayday was sent out by the Delilah, Friday at approximately 3 p.m., which was overheard by several aircraft and relayed to the Coast Guard. The pilots overheard that the vessel had six people aboard, a blue hull and were taking on water.

A Coast Guard C-130 fixed-wing aircraft from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., and Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., the Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin, the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer, and Good Samaritans have been searching a 2,100-square-mile area for the vessel.

The Coast Guard is requesting assistance from anyone who might have more information on Delilah. Please contact the District Seven Command Center in Miami at 305-415-6800 if you have any information on Delilah.

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