Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman near Moss Landing

11th Coast Guard District NewsSAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews suspended the search at 8:37 p.m. for a 42-year-old man who went overboard from a 43-foot fishing vessel approximately nine miles off the coast of Moss Landing, Calif., Tuesday.

The fishing vessel Elaine notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Monterey, Calif., that a crewmember had gone overboard at approximately 6:30 a.m.

The Coast Guard searched with crews aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station San Francisco, two 47-foot Motor Lifeboats from Station Monterey, and the Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill, an 87-foot coastal patrol boat homeported in Monterey. A fireboat from the Monterey County Fire Department also assisted with the search.

The Coast Guard searched an area of 242 square miles for approximately 13 hours.

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  1. Christina Doubek says:

    My father Mark Doubek, worked on this boat and was a good friend to the missing man, but was not fishing on it. If anyone, friends and family, needs to contact us, please email us at ccdoubek at yahoo dot com.