Cost Guard searches for missing boat with six people on board

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue 20-foot bayliner with six people on board Wednesday.

Coast Guard Group Port Angeles, Wash., received a report at 11 p.m., that a 20-foot bayliner with a blue hull and cuddy cabin was overdue to return home after it departed Bellingham, Wash., at 11 a.m., Tuesday.

The bayliner had six people on board including two young children.

The bayliner was going to an unknown destination in the San Juan Islands, Wash.

The Coast Guard diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin, homeported in Bellingham, and sent a 33-foot small response boat crew from Bellingham as well as an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew to search the area the bayliner was headed for.

The Coast Guard is continuing the search for the missing bayliner and its crew.

Any person with information as to the whereabouts of the bayliner should call Coast Guard Group Port Angeles at 360-417-5840.

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