Fishing Boat Slips Anchor, Sinks in Gloucester, MA

Charter Boat Sinks in Wellfleet Harbor, MA

The Coast Guard and [Gloucester, MA] Harbormaster staff responded to East Gloucester in the area of Niles Beach on Friday morning [Nov. 11] after the Blue Ocean fishing boat got loose from its anchor overnight and began to sink.

A Coast Guard spokeswoman said it first responded to the scene on report of a person possibly in the water, but found there was no one aboard the boat or in the water.

Read more about the fishing boat that sank in Gloucester.