Coast Guard searching for missing mariner near Frisco, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for a man whose sailboat was discovered aground near Hatteras, Monday.

Missing is Richard Tomlinson, 82, of Clearwater, Florida. Tomlinson was reportedly sailing from Clearwater to Maine.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch are currently searching for Tomlinson.

If you have any information related to the search, please contact our Command Center personnel at (757) 398-6390.

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