Lobster diver reported missing off Cape Cod

Posted May 23, 2011, at 10:40 p.m.

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. — The Coast Guard and Cape Cod authorities are searching for a 37-year-old lobster diver missing from a fishing boat off Provincetown.

The vessel Chase reported the man did not resurface after diving near Hatches Harbor at about 7:30 Monday morning. The Coast Guard

said the man is reported to have been wearing a red wetsuit.

Local authorities are searching the shoreline with dive teams and sonar. The Coast Guard said it has a rescue helicopter and three boats involved.