Coast Guard Recovers Body of Man-Overboard from P-Town Ferry

21 year old male fell from Provincetown II ferry

From the US Coast Guard:

BOSTON — Coast Guard and local partners recovered the body Sunday of a missing man near Peddocks Island after falling from the Provincetown II ferry.

Divers from Massachusetts State Police pulled the 21-year-old male from the water at approximately 1 a.m.

Emergency dispatchers contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston at approximately 8:30 p.m., Saturday, to report the man overboard and request assistance.

"The maritime environment is inherently dangerous," said Lt. j.g. Lucy Daghir, a watch stander at Coast Guard Sector Boston. "We would like to remind the public to maintain situational awareness and exercise caution while on the water."

Crews searched about 14 nautical miles.

Search crews included:

  • Coast Guard Station Boston
  • Coast Guard Station Point Allerton
  • Air Station Cape Cod
  • Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo
  • Massachusetts State Police and dive unit
  • Massachusetts Environmental Police
  • Hull Harbormaster
  • Hingham Harbormaster
  • Quincy Harbormaster

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