Search Continues for Two Missing Teens Off Florida

Mike Schuler
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July 27, 2015

The search continued Monday for two missing teens off the coast of Florida after the U.S. Coast Guard located their overturned boat on Sunday.

The 19-foot single engine center console vessel was located Sunday morning during a search and rescue approximately 67 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet, Florida.

The two teens were last seen on Friday afternoon in the Jupiter, Florida area purchasing $110 worth of fuel.

The missing report prompted an extensive search and rescue covering more than 25,000 square nautical miles.

The story of the missing teens and search has drawn national media attention. Despite the bleak outlook, the family is still holding onto hope that the experienced teens will be found alive.

The Coast Guard says a coast guard rescue swimmer was lowered to the overturned vessel Sunday morning confirmed the vessel’s registration, as seen in the video above.

The Coast Guard said an HC-130 airplane, the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark, the Cutter Sawfish and the U.S.S. Carney continue to search for the missing teens on Monday.

Media reports say that missing teens were headed for the Bahamas.

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