Unmanned Kayak Sparks Search off Newport, RI


Providence Journal: The search for a possible missing kayaker south of Newport was called off after about 3 hours, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Seaman Tom Vroman said Coast Guard Station Castle Hill got a report at 8:35 a.m. Sunday of an unmanned 8’ red kayak and floating paddle near Gooseberry Island.

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