‘I desire him to come home’: Coast Guard continues search for 4 Maine fishermen after vessel sinks off Massachusetts – NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

23November 2020

Upon arrival at the boat’s last known position, Coast Guard crews discovered debris and an empty life raft.

PROVINCETOWN, Mass.– The United States Coast Guard is searching for four people after a Portland-based fishing vessel sank early Monday morning.

The search is underway about 20 miles northeast

of Provincetown, MA, for the 82-foot boat named Emmy Rose.< div class= "post __ area article __

section_type_text energy __ text”readability= “34” > All four fishermen are from Maine, according to the boat’s owner, Rink Varian. Varian did not want to do an interview, however told NEWS CENTER Maine his” thoughts and prayers are with the households.”

The Coast Guard looked out to an issue by an emergency radio beacon that goes off when damp. That beacon was activated around 1

a.m at the First District Coast Guard Command Center in Boston. Upon arrival at the boat’s last known position, Coast Guard teams discovered debris and an empty life raft. Searching are crews from:

  • Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, and HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing airplane Coast Guard Station Provincetown 47-foot Motor Life Boat Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous, a 210-foot Medium Endurance Cutter, homeported in
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo, a 110-foot Patrol Boat, homeported in Gloucester, Massachusetts
  • Family members of among the team members, Jeff Matthews, informed NEWS CENTER Maine the

    vessel left Portland recently to fish haddock in the Gulf of Maine.”I simply fell to the ground. I didn’t wish to think it, “Matthew’s child Reyann stated about hearing the news.

    She stated that last she heard the team was doing some welding on the boat as it was taking on water. Reyann Matthews and her cousin, Dana Matthews, were both emotional as they met with family members and pal on the Portland Fish

    Pier Monday afternoon. They stated they decline to give up hope.< div class ="post __ section short article __ section_type_text

    utility __ text”readability= “33 “>” I feel in one’s bones if he’s out there,”Reyann Matthews stated.

    “He won’t quit.” Coast Guard officials have not yet validated the identities of all the missing fishermen. Teams continued to search through the night and into Tuesday.< div class ="post __ area short article __ section_type_text energy __ text”readability=”34″>”I desire him to come home to us and simply do not want the Coast Guard to stop looking,”Reyann Matthews stated. #USCG Air Station Cape Cod’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing team is airborne to continue the search. pic.twitter.com/RicKWyNzPw– USCGNortheast(@USCGNortheast)November 24, 2020 CGC Vigorous (imagined), Secret Largo and airplane continue their search. Vigorous will remain on scene throughout the night. pic.twitter.com/IqLk7Iri6n

    — USCGNortheast (@USCGNortheast) November 23, 2020

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