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Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska:The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday night for a man reported missing from a 16-foot red skiff in Passage Canal near Whittier, Alaska.

Multiple Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, a Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang searched a 10 square-mile area in Passage Canal and Whittier Harbor for more than 35 hours to locate the missing person.

The crews of the good Samaritan vessels Qayaq Chief and Krystalsea assisted the search efforts and began searching Saturday as the Coast Guard issued an urgent marine information broadcast.

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received initial notification Saturday afternoon from the Whittier harbor master of the possible overdue boater. The vessel reportedly made a trip to tend crab pots just north of Whittier and was expected to return before approximately 1 p.m.

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Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater near Whittier, Alaska:The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday night for a man reported missing from a 16-foot red skiff in Passage Canal near Whittier, Alaska.

Multiple Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, a Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang searched a 10 square-mile area in Passage Canal and Whittier Harbor for more than 35 hours to locate the missing person.

The crews of the good Samaritan vessels Qayaq Chief and Krystalsea assisted the search efforts and began searching Saturday as the Coast Guard issued an urgent marine information broadcast.

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received initial notification Saturday afternoon from the Whittier harbor master of the possible overdue boater. The vessel reportedly made a trip to tend crab pots just north of Whittier and was expected to return before approximately 1 p.m.