Fisherman recounts rescue of Portland man who fell from Casco Bay ferry

Rick Garland had just finished a day of dragging for periwinkles outside Portland Harbor on Tuesday and turned his fishing boat, the Christina & Caelyn, back toward Hobson’s wharf when his crewman saw what he thought was a harbor seal. “I looked over and said ‘That’s not a seal,’” Garland recalled Wednesday. It was a man floating in the middle of the channel at the mouth of the harbor.,, The man wasn’t yelling and had almost no strength left. Read the rest here 12:00

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