Desperate search continues 40 miles off coast as families of fishermen hold on to hope

The families and friends of two missing commercial fishermen are holding out hope that the two men will be found after their boat began taking on water and vanished early Thursday in international waters about 40 miles off the New Jersey coast. Paul Matos, 30, of Point Pleasant, and his crew member, Dennis Smallings, were aboard the 46-foot Queen Ann’s Revenge when one of the men sent out a distress signal at about 1:20 a.m. >click to read< 16:54