Frank Joseph Damato Jr.
Damato, approximate photo date 1983
Missing since: 12/21/1983
San Francisco, California
Type of missing case: Lost/Injured Missing
Date of Birth: 09/14/1955 (64)
Age at time of disappearance: 28 years old
Height / Weight: 5'9, 180 pounds
Other characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Damato may have a mustache.
Details at time of disappearance: Damato was last seen in San Francisco, California on December 21, 1983. A commercial fisherman, he may have gone out to test his fishing gear and/or scout for herring, as fishing season was due to begin on January 1.
His fishing boat, the Lillian D., was found unoccupied and adrift in the San Francisco Bay, near Yerba Buena Island and the Bay Bridge, at 1:00 a.m. on December 21. It was idling out of gear and its radar was turned on, as was the other electronic equipment.
Damato is presumed lost at sea, but his body was never recovered.
Other case information
Agency in charge: San Francisco Police Department
Other information: California Attorney General's Office
The San Francisco Examiner
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 14, 2019 name and details of disappearance updated.