Search for two missing fishermen postponed again

Misty Blue, a fishing vessel out of New Bedford, sank 10 miles off the coast of Nantucket Monday evening.

The search for a missing clam boat that sank off the coast of Nantucket last week is on hold Monday as divers wait for safer conditions to go into the Atlantic Ocean.

Seven days have passed since the “Misty Blue’’ disappeared into the water, and two its crew members — Michael Roberts, 49, and Jonathan Saraiva, 32 — remain missing.

State Police spokesman David Procopio said rough seas have prevented divers from going into the water to check on the sunken vessel. Divers are hoping to return to the site Tuesday, he said.


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