SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

The US Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater off the coast of Santa Barbara around 7:45 a.m Saturday.

A commercial fishing boat 'Miss Jacinda' sent a distress signal about four o'clock Friday afternoon.

The boat sank 17-miles south of the Santa Barbara harbor with two people on board

A nearby ship rescued one person...but the other boater - described a man in his 60s - is still missing.

Crews on board the coast guard's boat the Black Fin, and two helicopters looked for the missing boater overnight.

Authorities say the missing fisherman was not wearing a life jacket.

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The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the ocean about 17 miles South of Santa Barbara Harbor.

A commercial fishing boat called the MISS JACINDA sent a distress signal about 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Coast Guard helicopter crews from Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco  and Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin from Santa Barbara and a 45-foot response boat from Channel Islands Harbor responded.

One person from the sunken boat was rescued by a Good Samaritan. The person who was pulled from the ocean did not have any injuries and was not wearing a life jacket.

A second person from the sunken boat is still missing. That person is reportedly wearing a black shirt, black pants and is not wearing a life jacket.