William Harry Hollingsworth
North American Missing Persons Network
William Harry Hollingsworth

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 12, 1981 from Oak Island, Brunswick County, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 15, 1941
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 6'1-6'4"
  • Weight: 150-190 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Wore glasses. Cleft chin.
  • AKA: Bill

  • Details of Disappearance
    On Thursday January 12, 1981 Bill left Oak Island in a 12 foot canoe. Bill was setting up gill nets in the frying pan shoals area south of Bald Head Island when he was caught up in a storm. After 3 day of searching from the coast guard by boat and helicopter his body was never recovered.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    US Coast Guard

    Source Information