Coast Guard searching for person overboard from Washington State Ferry

Coast Guard District 13 NewsSEATTLE — The Coast Guard is assisting local responders in the search for a person that jumped from the Washington State Ferry (WSF) Cathlamet, at approximately 11 p.m., Sunday.

WSF contacted Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, notifying that a person had jumped from the ferry Cathlamet, crossing from Mukilteo, Wash. to Clinton, Wash.

Coast Guard Station Seattle launched a 45-foot response boat medium (RB-M) crew, and Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., launched an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew, to conduct a search of the area. South Whidbey Island Fire Rescue and Camano Island Fire Rescue crews are also searching the area.

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