Diver Missing off Cape Cod

Coast Guard crews and local authorities are searching for a missing diver near Hatches Harbor, Massachusetts.

SAT map Hatches Harbor

Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report from the fishing vessel Chase concerning a 37-year-old male lobster diver who failed to resurface after diving at 7:30 a.m.

Coast Guard assets assisting in the search include an MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter, a 25-foot rescue boat, a 47-foot motor lifeboat and the 110-foot patrol boat Tybee.

Local authorities are conducting shoreline searches, as well as using dive teams and sonar to locate the diver.

The diver was reported to be wearing a red wetsuit.

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