The search for a missing New Jersey fisherman was suspended Thursday evening, hours after a commercial fishing boat capsized in Delaware Bay.
Two men from the Linda Claire were pulled from the cold waters of the bay by other fishermen in the area, The (Vineland, N.J.) Daily Journal reported. Chris Serra, 27, of Commercial, the Linda Claire's captain, was hanging on to the boat's bow, while Dave Wood, 25, of Commercial was rescued by a crewman from the Sandra Lee who jumped into the water to grab him.
Charles Owens, the Sandra Lee's captain, said he and his crew spotted the third man, Josh Catlett, 24, of Port Norris, but he vanished before he could be rescued.
The Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police searched the area for hours using boats and two helicopters but found no trace of Catlett.
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