Body of Missing Fisherman Recovered off Nantucket
June 21, 2016
Coast Guard rescue crews recovered the body of a missing fisherman from the 42’ boat No Regrets Monday at approximately 1:00 p.m. near Nantucket.
The fisherman reportedly became entangled in gear and was swept overboard, according to a Nantucket Fire Department official.
The search for the fisherman, whose name was not released, lasted nearly 4 hours and included a 47’ Motor Lifeboat crew and 29’ rescue boat crew from Station Brant Point, a 42’ rescue boat crew from Station Chatham, an Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry crew and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew. Other agencies involved in the search included the Massachusetts State Police, Harwich Regional Dive Team, Nantucket Harbormaster, Chatham Harbormaster, Chatham Fire Department Dive Team, and 3 good Samaritans.