Rescuers Search for Missing Diver - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

10/17/04

Rescuers Search for Missing Diver

The U.S. Coast Guard and Coastal Empire police are searching for a diver who's been missing since Saturday afternoon. The Coast Guard says a Port Royal, South Carolina man was last seen diving on the Ogeechee River near Ossabaw Sound.

A friend who was with the man on a boat reported him missing after he didn't resurface. The Coast Guard and police have been searching for him by helicopter and boats. The diver's name has not been released. Coast Guard officials believe he is an experienced diver.

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