Officials said that a body found in the Bay on Tuesday morning was that of a Sacramento man who went missing after he set sail across the Pacific Ocean on Sunday evening.
Officials identified the body found Tuesday morning near Angel Island as Sacramento resident Andrew Henry Ewing, 31. Officials said he had radioed in a distress call around 4:20 after setting sail from Alameda on Sunday evening.
Information from the boat's Emergency Personal Indicator Radio Beacon and its GPS tracker helped the Coast Guard determined that the boat, named Alma, left the Grand St. Marina in Alameda en route to Hawaii.
According to the Coast Guard, the Alma sank near the Yellow Bluff area near the bridge. It was not known immediately if anyone else was on the boat, which later sank.
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Bay City News Service contributed to this report. Contact Rick Hurd at 925-945-4789 and follow him at Twitter.com/3rderh