Possible Missing Kayaker off Gloucester, MA

The kayak that was reported by Gloucester police. Photo/USCG

Search crews from 2 Coast Guard stations were searching for a possible missing kayaker near Wingaersheek Beach, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, February 29.

Coast Guard Station Gloucester received the report of a drifting kayak from Gloucester Police at 2:45 p.m., Wednesday. Search planners at Coast Guard Sector Boston launched a 25’ boat from Station Gloucester and a 47’ Motor Lifeboat from Station Merrimack River to search the area.

The kayak had no markings or contact information, and the Coast Guard is asking the community for help identifying the boat and its owner.

Anyone with information about this case can contact Coast Guard Sector Boston at (617-223-3123).

Related CG information:

Operation Paddle Smart

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