Coast Guard searching for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown, Mass.

Northeast Atlantic Coast Guard News
BOSTON -The Coast Guard is searching for two fishermen after they were reported overdue Monday, at approximately 8 a.m.

Missing is the 50-year-old captain and 25-year-old crewman aboard the 45-foot fishing vessel Foxy Lady II, homeported in Gloucester, Mass.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston were notified at 8:05 a.m. Monday by the captain’s girlfriend reporting that the fishing vessel had not returned as planned on Saturday night, and the last time she had spoken with him Saturday between 6 a.m. and 12 a.m. via text messages. The Foxy Lady II crew had departed Saturday morning.

The last known location of the Foxy Lady II is approximately 15 miles north of Provincetown, Mass.

Searching are crewmembers from:

  • Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass. (MH-60J rescue helicopter)
  • Coast Guard Station Point Allerton
  • Coast Guard Station Gloucester
  • Coast Guard Station Boston
  • Coast Guard Station Provincetown
  • Coast Guard Cutter Spencer

Anyone with information is requested to call Coast Guard Sector Boston at 617-223-3201 or via radio on VHF channel 16.

As America’s maritime responder, the Coast Guard is the search and rescue mission coordinator for overdue boater cases, collaborating with federal, state and local partners. In an average year, the Coast Guard responds to more than 100 overdue cases in the Northeast.

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