Empty lifeboat from missing vessel found

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The Coast Guard says a lifeboat rescue pod belonging to a missing Gloucester, Mass.-based fishing vessel was found in a marshy area of the Saugus River.

There is still no sign of the 45-foot Foxy Lady II or its two-member crew from Maine. The 45-foot scalloper set off Saturday for a day trip and was scheduled to return that evening.

Missing is the 25-year-old captain and 50-year-old crewman.

Weather conditions were estimated to be 8- to 10-foot seas, 15-20 knot winds and less than 1 mile of visibility.

Click here for a report by WWLP News and click here for the official Coast Guard announcement.