UPDATED: EPIRB Alert begins Coast Guard search for 4 fishermen northeast of Provincetown

The Coast Guard is searching for four fishermen approximately 20 miles northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts, Monday. Watchstanders at First District Coast Guard Command Center, in Boston, received notification at 1 a.m., Monday, from the 82-foot fishing vessel F/V Emmy Rose’s emergency position indicating radio beacon. The vessel owner reported there were four people aboard, and there were no answers on the vessel’s satellite phone. >click to read< 09:11, Coast Guard searching for 4 people after commercial fishing boat, the ‘Emmy Rose,’ sank>click to read<10:26  Maine fishermen missing off Mass. coast are ‘very experienced,’ – “I hope to God they find them,” said Rink Varian, the boat’s owner. Varian of Westbrook said Monday morning that the Coast Guard had located an empty life raft, an oil slick and debris field, but no sign of the crew. “This is a horrific accident,” he said. >click to read< 14:19

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