‘That’s Pampi’s tree’: Lobster trap tree honors Maine fisherman killed at sea

Lobster trap Christmas trees are a common holiday sight along the Maine coast, but the one in Cape Porpoise has special meaning this year. Nearly two years ago, Capt. Joe Nickerson and his crewmate, Chris Pinkham, were killed when their fishing boat, the Hayley Ann, sank about 70 miles off the coast of Portland. “It was a shock to us because he just went to work, and it was a beautiful day, sun was shining,” said Nickerson’s daughter, Hayley Brown, said. Nickerson grew up in Cape Porpoise and became a fisherman. >video, click to read< 07:36

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