Search Underway For Missing Keweenaw Boater

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Copper Harbor, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A search is underway in the Keweenaw Peninsula for a missing boater.

According to the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Department, a 16-foot Starcraft sailboat was last seen at High Rock Bay at the tip of the peninsula around 5:00 o’clock yesterday evening.

The sailboat was operated by a 58-year-old man from downstate St. Clair.

He was planning to sail into Copper Harbor, but never arrived.

At last report, Sheriff’s deputies and the U.S. Coast Guard are conducting a search on Lake Superior and along the shoreline.

No name has been released.