Missing is Suzan Nilsson, 56.
Gloucester police alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston Saturday at about 1:30 p.m. to the situation. They relayed that Nilsson did not show up for work Saturday morning, and was last heard from via text message Friday night. Her belongings were found on the pier in Smith Cove.
A 29-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Gloucester and an MH-60 helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod deployed to help search for the woman.
Anyone with information on Nilsson’s whereabouts is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Boston at 617-223-5757.