State police confirm sunken fishing vessel off Sandy Hook Channel is F/V El Jefe – Skipper is missing.

State Police divers have confirmed that a sunken fishing vessel in the Sandy Hook Channel is the missing boat “El Jefe”. Police say the presence of a body on board is not yet confirmed. Due to dangerous water currents, the State Police Marine Services Bureau has suspended activity for the day. The captain, identified by family members as Tom Andersen, a father, and a grand father, is believed to have been the only one on board; he has not been heard from since. The El Jefe is normally docked in Belford. Read the rest here 19:49

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