North American Missing Persons Network
Richard Andrew Rader II

Above: Rader, circa 2001

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 13, 2001 from San Francisco, California
  • Classification: Catastrophe
  • Date Of Birth: September 13, 1950
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: 180 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Rader has a scar on
    his left cheek.
  • Clothing: Rader was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt
    and blue jeans.
  • Case Number: 01-0824038

  • Details of Disappearance
    Richard Rader was last seen on August 13, 2001 in the Pacific Ocean South of the Golden Gate Bridge fishing. His boat, the "Robert Croll", was found on August 22, 2001, by a Coast Guard plane, about 25 miles away from shore, but Rader was not on board.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Sonoma County Sheriffs Department
    (707) 565-2994

    Source Information
    California Dept. Of Justice
    United States Coast Guard
    San Francisco Chronicle
    The Press Democrat