Search continues for two fishermen missing near Charleston

The overturned boat of two missing fisherman was found Thursday.

The search continued Friday for two fishermen whose overturned boat was found Thursday in the waters north of Charleston.

Joseph McFadden, 77, and Michael Lawrence, 61, both of North Charleston, were last seen fishing near the Charleston jetties.

Coast Guard search crews found their overturned 18-foot bass boat Thursday about 10 miles east of Bulls Bay, which is off the coast near Awendaw.

The two left for a fishing trip Wednesday morning and were scheduled to return that night, according to the Coast Guard. They were reported missing Thursday morning.

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