Cargo ship crew member is reported overboard off Southern California coast, search underway – Orange County Register

SAN PEDRO — A crew member went overboard from a bulk provider vessel 14 miles southwest of Level Conception earlier than dawn Tuesday, prompting a search by the Coast Guard.

The Coast Guard’s Lengthy Seaside Command Middle acquired a report at roughly 5 a.m of a crew member who went overboard from the African Cardinal, in line with the Coast Guard. The middle’s watchstanders instantly issued an pressing marine info broadcast, stating the character of the scenario.

A rescue helicopter took off from Ahead Working Base Level Mugu, a small boat crew departed from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands and the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward was diverted to seek for the crew member, the Coast Guard reported.

The search stays ongoing.

Anybody with info concerning the search was urged to name the Coast Guard’s Los Angeles-Lengthy Seaside Sector at 310-521-3801.

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