The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 8 p.m. for Michael Smith missing in the waters between La Conner and Blaine, Washington.
The Swinomish Tribal Police Department relayed the report that a man had been reported overdue by a family member. According to a relative, Smith was scheduled to arrive in Blaine by sunset Monday.
Crews including Coast Guard, Swinomish Tribal Police and numerous Tribal fishing vessels searched 143 square miles for 11 hours.
With great regret, the search is suspended pending further developments. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Smith, please call Sector Puget Sound at 206-217-6001.
by Tom Evans, Injury at Sea. Continue Reading