timberland safety boots uk Humboldt Bay fisherman missing after falling overboard
Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay has conducted two search and rescue missions near the bay including one where a crabber fell overboard and has yet to be found, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer Sarah Wilson.
we had two search and rescue cases in two days of the crab season, Wilson said this morning. always alarming for us. Coast Guard news release. The captain was able to pull one crew member on board, but the other fisherman could not be found. A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH 65 Dolphin helicopter crew and 47 foot motor lifeboat crew began the search about 40 minutes later with the help from a C 27 Spartan fixed wing aircraft from Sacramento. Sunday, according to the news release.
Wilson said they are not releasing the name of the missing fisherman at this time.
is with a heavy heart the Coast Guard makes the decision to suspend a search and rescue case, Capt. Greg Fuller, the Sector Humboldt Bay commander, said in a statement. extend our deepest condolences to this man loved ones and the entire fishing community. Wilson said the vessel had lost its radio communications.
Wilson said that another fishing vessel reported that the three person crew was donning their life jackets and preparing to jump overboard.
A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay helicopter responded and dropped a radio down to the boat as a small boat from the Humboldt Bay station worked to take out the water.