Diver Missing off Cape Cod
May 23, 2011
Coast Guard crews and local authorities are searching for a missing diver near Hatches Harbor, Massachusetts.
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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