78-foot trawler Lady Gertrude arrives in Point Pleasant Beach

bildeathearnBlowing salutes from their ship’s horn, the crew of the Lady Gertrude steamed into Manasquan Inlet this week, bringing in a newly purchased and renovated 78-foot steel trawler that might be just the first adoptee from New England’s troubled fishing industry. Boat broker Bill Rocha at the Athearn Marine Agency in Fairhaven, Mass., alerted  Captain Hans Myklebust the boat might be available. [email protected]

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