Diver Drowns off Gloucester, MA

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Diver drowns in Gloucester, MA.

Gloucester Times: A 61-year-old diver from Western Massachusetts drowned [Saturday] morning while on a multi-diver excursion off Gloucester’s Eastern Point, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Essex County District Attorney’s office confirmed today.

Belchertown resident Peter Piemonte, diving off the 36’ recreational dive boat Gauntlet carrying 3 crew members and 3 other divers, descended into the water and did not resurface in an appropriate time-frame, according to Coast Guard spokeswoman Petty Officer Cindy Oldham at the Coast Guard’s First District headquarters in Boston.

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