November 2,  2018


Coast Guard Requesting Help Finding Missing Sailor



The U.S. Coast Guard is asking for the public’s help in locating a 29' Catalina/Morgan sailing vessel named MARTA which was last seen leaving Cape Henry, Virginia on October 24. 

Aboard is operator is Mr. Hugh Blankenship, a 5'8" 82 year-old man, who was heading to Melbourne, Florida.

The public can call the Coast Guard at 757-398-6710 if they spot the vessel, or have any information that may help the Coast Guard find Mr. Blankenship and the vessel.



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