Coast Guard suspends search, Marine Board begins investigation – Vigil for lost scallopers planned for Sunday at Fishermen’s Memorial

manatthewheelGLOUCESTER — While the U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a vessel that went missing earlier this week, the Guard’s Marine Board of Investigations will now be conducting an investigation in an effort to find out what happened to that vessel, the Foxy Lady II and its crew. Meanwhile, a candlelight vigil is being planned for the crew of the Foxy Lady II in Gloucester, and is scheduled for Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Gloucester Fishermen’s Memorial on Stacy Boulevard.

Angela Sanfillipo, president of the wives association, said the crew members were well known in town. “Just because they don’t live in Gloucester, that doesn’t mean they’re not our fishermen,” she said.  Read More