Search Suspended For 2 Boaters Missing Off San Mateo Coast

HALF MOON BAY (CBS / AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended its search after two people disappeared when the 18-foot boat they were fishing in capsized off the San Mateo County coast.

Coast Guard spokesman Thomas McKenzie says the Coast Guard called of the search around 3:30 p.m. Monday.

The boat was carrying four people when it capsized near Pigeon Point south of Half Moon Bay a day earlier. Two people were able to swim to shore while the other two disappeared.

The missing boaters, who were not wearing life vests, have not been identified.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

  • Family Discovers Body Of 1 Of 2 Missing San Mateo Coast Fishermen « CBS San Francisco

    […] MATEO (CBS SF) — Family members of two San Francisco fishermen who went missing in the waters off of the San Mateo County coast discovered the body of one of the fishermen just north of Pigeon Point Lighthouse on Monday […]

blog comments powered by Disqus
Guide To The Holidays
Shine A Light On The Holiday Season With ‘Giving Tuesday’

Listen Live