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Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 300 miles east of Hawaii

The Coast Guard is searching for a missing mariner 300 miles east of Hawaii who was last seen around 4 a.m.

Phouc Nguyen, 53, is a Vietnamese man who was reported to be wearing brown shorts and a white T-shirt and did not have a personal flotation device.

The Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu was notified that Nguyen was missing around 6:30 a.m. by the fishing vessel St. Marie Anne, which is anchored in Honolulu.

The captain reported that Nguyen, a crew member, was missing.

JRCC Honolulu watchstanders sent out crews at 9 a.m. from Air Station Barbers Point, Cutter Joseph Gerczak and the Cutter Kimball.

The St. Marie Anne crew is also searching for Nguyen.

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