Cargo ship El Faro missing in hurricane believed to have sunk: Coast Guard

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 05, 2015 9:29 AM

(Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard now believes that the missing cargo ship El Faro sank after sailing into the path of Hurricane Joaquin in the Bahamas, a spokesman said on Monday.

Rescuers continue to search for survivors, said Chief Petty Officer Bobby Nash in Miami.

"It’s still an active search and rescue," he said.

(Reporting by Colleen Jenkins Editing by W Simon)