Sailboat sinks near Golden Gate Bridge, 1 missing

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 6/03/2014 6:27 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say they're looking for a missing sailor whose boat sank near the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge.

U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Sean Kelly said Monday that they received a distress signal at 4:15 a.m. from a 30-foot sailboat named the Alma. The boat's lone passenger has yet to be found.

Kelly says several Coast Guard vessels were sent to search by air and water. The search crew learned that a boat matching the Alma's description was on the rocks at Yellow Bluff.

Kelly says the search crew found the boat that had come off the rocks and was partially submerged.

It later sank, and Kelly says divers from the Southern Marin Fire Protection District went into the water, confirming the sunken vessel was the Alma.

©2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!

Featured Segments/Shows

All content © Copyright 2015 Intermountain West Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.