Coast Guard, local agencies recover body of man-overboard off Hull

Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo

Coast Guard Station Boston 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo

BOSTON — Coast Guard and local partners recovered the body of a missing man Sunday near Peddocks Island after falling from the Provincetown II ferry.

Divers from Massachusetts State Police pulled the 21-year-old male from the water at approximately 1 a.m.

Emergency dispatchers contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston at approximately 8:30 p.m., Saturday, to report the man overboard and request assistance.

“The maritime environment is inherently dangerous,” said Lt. j.g. Lucy Daghir, a watch stander at Coast Guard Sector Boston. “We would like to remind the public to maintain situational awareness and exercise caution while on the water.”

Crews search about 14 nautical miles.

Search crews included:

  • Coast Guard Station Boston
  • Coast Guard Station Point Allerton
  • Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
  • Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo
  • Massachusetts State Police and dive unit
  • Massachusetts Environmental Police
  • Hull Harbormaster
  • Hingham Harbormaster
  • Quincy Harbormaster

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