Police, Coast Guard seek info on captain-less boat washed ashore at Smith Point Beach


Suffolk Police and the U.S. Coast Guard are seeking information on a 25-foot boat that washed ashore last night at Smith Point Beach.

The unmanned vessel was located approximately two miles west of the Moriches Inlet on the oceanside around 8:15 p.m. Sunday, SCPD informed In addition to the police and Coast Guard, local fire departments responded to the scene.

“It is under investigation if the operator of the vessel is in the water,” a SCPD spokesperson said.

Anyone with information on this matter is being encourage to contact the U.S. Coast Guard Sound Command Center at 203-468-4421.

Scroll down for photos of the boat. Photos courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound’s Facebook page.