NOAA will search for wreck of Lady Mary


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The U.S. Coast Guard has enlisted the help of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel to try to find the scallop boat that sank off Cape May March 24 and took the lives of six fishermen, according to a report in The Press of Atlantic City.

The report said the Coast Guard is using the Thomas Jefferson, a research vessel that is usually used to map the ocean floor, to track the missing boat. The effort won’t salvage the vessel or recover bodies if any are still in the boat.

The Coast Guard is seeking to learn why the Lady Mary went down.
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