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Missing Florida boater, 62, found clinging to capsized boat

A crew member on the container ship Angeles spotted the man some 86 miles off Cape Canaveral on Sunday, the Coast Guard said. He had been missing since Friday.
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Published Nov. 29, 2020
Updated Nov. 29, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL — A 62-year-old boater who had been missing since Friday was found Sunday clinging to his capsized vessel off of the Atlantic coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

The agency had been searching for signs of Stuart Bee and his 32-foot boat since he was reported missing on Friday.

A crew member onboard the container ship Angeles spotted Bee some 86 miles off of Cape Canaveral on Sunday, the Coast Guard said in a Twitter post.

Coast Guard crews were headed to the Angeles to take Bee back to shore, the agency said.

His condition wasn’t immediately known.