Coast Guard Searching for Maine Fisherman

Updated 3 years ago

Coast Guard crews are searching for a Maine fisherman.They say 38-year-old David Mahonen fell overboard about 45-miles south of Rockland.The Coast Guard received the notification from the 77-foot lobster boat the Timothy Michael just before 12:30 Sunday.Sector Northern New England has requested the launch of every Coast Guard asset capable of withstanding high winds and seas.The search crews are battling 10 to 15 foot seas and winds in excess of 45 knots.They say the fog and rain are hindering their search efforts.


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