Two men missing after the ‘Misty Blue’ fishing boat sinks off coast of Nantucket

Rescue crews are searching for two missing fisherman after their boat sank 10 miles off the coast on Nantucket Monday night, the Coast Guard.

The “Misty Blue,” a 69-foot fishing boat out of New Bedford that had four crew members on board, radioed for help just after 6 p.m., the Coast Guard said.

Two of the fishermen were saved by another fishing boat. The other two have not been found.


Around 6:30 p.m., the Brant Point Coast Guard Station posted on Twitter that they had found a “debris field.”

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Two Coast Guard patrol boats, a Jayhawk helicopter, and a second aircraft are assisting in the search.

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