Joseph Carpenter

of Somerset, Massachusetts
Position: Mate
Age: 37

Joseph Carpenter, who lost his life aboard the Rapture, was a graduate of Case High School in Swansea and a lifelong friend of Captain Joseph Santos Jr.

Joseph Carpenter fell overboard on September 2, 1995, while the Rapture was setting traps about 16 miles southeast of Nomans Island. An 18-hour Coast Guard search failed to find Mr. Carpenter.