Search Suspended for Man After Small Boat Capsizes

Coast Guard says it has suspended a search for a 33-year-old man who was aboard a small boat that capsized in Deep Bay near Cordova.

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by Associated Press

ANCHORAGE- Coast Guard says it has suspended a search for a 33-year-old man who was aboard a small boat that capsized in Deep Bay near Cordova.


The man was last seen swimming to shore when he went under water Saturday night.


He and another man were aboard a 5 ½ foot boat that capsized. The other man swam to shore and called for help. Neither wore a lifejacket.


The Coast Guard says state Wildlife Troopers and Coast Guard personnel searched 17 square miles for 21 hours Saturday night and Sunday before suspending the effort.

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