Tag Archives: F/V Enterprise

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing fishermen

The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 8 p.m. for two missing fishermen near Nantucket, pending the development of new information. The fishermen originally went missing Monday evening after their boat, Misty Blue, sunk approximately 10 miles southeast of Nantucket. Two other crewmembers were rescued by a nearby good Samaritan. The Coast Guard, along with state and local agencies and good Samaritans searched for 42 asset hours saturating a 1,605 square nautical mile area. link 21:18

F/V Misty Blue – Search continues for missing fishermen; names released

The Coast Guard and Massachusetts State Police divers are continuing to search today for two missing crew members from the Misty Blue, according to a Coast Guard spokesperson. Michael Roberts, 44, and Jonathan Saraiva, 32, went missing after the Misty Blue rolled over and sank at around 6:30 p.m. Monday, 10 miles off of Nantucket, according to Atlantic Capes Fisheries Inc., which owns the surf clam harvesting vessel. Four members occupied the vessel when the incident happened. Two men, Misty Blue’s Captain Eric Arabian, 44, and a crew member, Colby McMullen 22, were rescued by the fishing vessel Enterprise. click here to read the story 12:35

Wife of missing boater says he was in galleyclick here to read the story

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket from 4 man crew

Coast Guard crews along with local agencies and good Samaritans are searching for two fisherman after their fishing boat sank Monday evening 10 miles southeast of Nantucket. At approximately 6:10 pm the First Coast Guard District command center received a distress call via an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) from the 69-foot fishing vessel Misty Blue with four crewmembers aboard. The fishing boat Enterprise was in the area rescued two of the crewmembers and transferred them to Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead. Coast Guard and local agencies are currently searching for the remaining two crewmembers. Link 21:53

The fishing vessel Enterprise in New Bedford harbor

boatThe fishing vessel Enterprise in New Bedford harbor on Monday, 3/25/2013, loaded with herring. They made the 9 am bridge opening and tied up at the Norpel fish processing facility to unload their catch. Notice the way the vessel loads heavy by the stern allowing easy observation of the weight of her catch. jj the fisherman