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News Release

July 18, 2014

Contact: Public Affairs Detachment Baltimore


Office: (410) 576-2541

Coast Guard suspends search for swimmer, 25, missing off Island Beach State Park, NJ

The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a 25-year-old man Friday who went missing while swimming off Island Beach State Park, New Jersey.

Missing is Nicholas Guilhote of France.

Local police contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at approximately noon to report the missing man, who allegedly was swimming in the ocean for the first time.

The Coast Guard suspended their search after searching for six hours, covering more than 17 square miles with a 25-foot Response Boat – Small and 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, both from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City.

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