USCG: Search Suspended for Possible Person After Unmanned Dinghy Found Off Chatham, Mass. - NECN


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Search Suspended for Possible Person After Dinghy Found

A good Samaritan reported the unmanned boat to USCG after he found it near Monomoy Island



    Unmanned Boat Found Off of Chatham

    Coast Guard officials said a good Samaritan found the unmanned boat near Monomoy Island.

    (Published Thursday, July 12, 2018)

    Officials with the United States Coast Guard have suspended the search for a possible person in the water off Chatham, Massachusetts.

    Authorities said Thursday morning boat crews had been searching for the owner of a dinghy that was found unmanned at about 5:45 a.m. near Monomoy Island.

    Coast Guard officials said the search was suspended pending further information, as no missing people have been reported.

    Anyone with information on the boat is asked to call Sector Southeastern New England at 508-457-3211.

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