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The U.S. Coast Guard has called off the search for a man reported missing in Captains Bay, but his family wants help from volunteers to continue the search.

Willy Robinson was reported missing Tuesday.

A Coast Guard MH-65 Helicopter crew conducted five separate searches for Robinson and numerous good samaritan vessels and Unalaska Department of Public Safety personnel searched 17 miles of Captains Bay.

The Coast Guard reports weather on-scene was southeast winds at 24 mph, with choppy seas at a temperature of about 50 degrees.

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The U.S. Coast Guard has called off the search for a Bering Sea fisherman who went missing 60 miles north of St. Matthew Island last week.

Officials have not identified the man, who was last seen aboard the 162-foot F/V Clipper Epic.

Two Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircrews searched for him for more than 24 hours.

They covered almost 900 square nautical miles with help from the Cutter Munro and the fishing vessels Clipper Epic, Frontier Spirit, and Frontier Mariner.

The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday at 3 p.m., reporting no sign of the man.

U.S. Coast Guard District 17

 

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday off a bulk carrier 122 miles southwest of Adak.

According to a USCG press release, crewmembers of a Jayhawk helicopter were able to lift the man from the 652-foot-carrier and transfer him to a LifeMed aircrew in Adak.

The 27-year-old was suffering from symptoms of appendicitis. At the time, the vessel Snowy was in 29 mile per hour winds and 13 foot seas.