Coast Guard searching for two overdue boaters off Florida

Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX

Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue boaters aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Jenny, between Islamorada and Hollywood, Tuesday.

Missing are Carl Swanson, 44, and Matthew Cole, 36.

Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the owner of the vessel stating that the two boaters were supposed to arrive with his sailing vessel Tuesday at 2 a.m. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Cochito (WPB-87329) crew to search.

Anyone with information on this case can contact Coast Guard 7th District Command Center at 305-415-6800.

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