PROVINCETOWN (AP) – The Coast Guard and Cape Cod authorities are searching for a 37-year-old lobster diver missing from a fishing boat off Provincetown.

coastguardsearch2 Lobster Diver Reported Missing Off Cape Cod

A United States Coast Guard searches near Hatches Harbor off of Provincetown for a reported missing diver. (credit: David G. Curran/

The vessel Chase reported the man did not resurface after diving near Hatches Harbor at about 7:30 Monday morning. The Coast Guard said the man is reported to have been wearing a red wetsuit.

Local authorities are searching the shoreline with dive teams and sonar. The Coast Guard said it has a rescue helicopter and three boats involved.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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