The U.S. Coast Guard said Monday it is searching for a man who went overboard southeast of Nantucket.
The Coast Guard in a tweet said the man was on the fishing vessel Blue Wave out of New Bedford.
The vessel contacted the Coast Guard late Sunday night when the 36-year-old man failed to report for his night watch and could not be found on the boat, Petty Officer Ryan Noel said.
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The search is taking place about 70 miles (60 nautical miles) southeast of Nantucket.
The man was not believed to be wearing a life jacket.
Crews from the Air Station Cape Cod and the cutter Tybee are searching for the man.
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No additional information was released.