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U.S. Coast Guard 7th District PA Detachment Jacksonville
Contact: Coast Guard PA Detachment Jacksonville
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Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man in Port of Savannah

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard in the Port of Savannah, Tuesday. 

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Tuesday from Georgia Port Authority stating a 70-year-old man fell off the vessel Maersk Tukang and did not resurface. 

Coast Guard assets involved in search:

.       MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Savannah

.       A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Station Tybee Island

Also searching are crews from Department of Natural Resources, Savannah Fire and Rescue, Chatham County Sheriff’s Office and Garden City Fire and Rescue.

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