MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Crews are searching for a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria with two adults and two children aboard.READ MORE: Police Confirm 'Remains Of Female Found' In Search For Missing Andreae Lloyd
The U.S. Coast Guard in Miami said in a news release that the vessel named Ferrel sent a distress call Wednesday saying it was disabled and adrift in seas with 20-foot (6-meter) waves and 100 mph (160 kph) winds. Communications were lost with the boat near Vieques, Puerto Rico.READ MORE: Groups Slam Florida Over Removal Of Anti-Bullying Resource
The Coast Guard, U.S. Navy and British Royal Navy are all assisting in the search Thursday. It includes an HC-130 search plane, a fast response cutter, the USS Kearsage amphibious assault ship and Navy helicopters.
The names of those on the vessel were not released.MORE NEWS: Jurors Recommend Death Penalty In Orlando Police Killing Case
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