Coast Guard, local agencies recover missing diver off Nahant, Mass.

Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo

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

BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies recovered a diver that was reported overdue Saturday morning approximately one mile south of Nahant.

Coast Guard watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Boston command center received notification from the captain of the charter boat Keepah at 10 a.m. that the diver, a 37-year-old man, did not surface when expected.

Crews from Coast Guard Station Boston, Coast Guard Station Point Allerton, and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod all responded and searched.

At approximately 12 p.m. divers from the Beverly Fire Department located and recovered the missing man.

He was brought unresponsive to Seaport Landing Marina in Lynn where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical personnel.

Responding agencies included:

  • Massachusetts State Police dive team
  • Boston Fire Department dive team
  • Beverly Fire Department dive team
  • Nahant Harbormaster
  • Nahant Police Department
  • Swampscott Harbormaster

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