One Dragger Sinks, Another Damaged In Mishap Off Dogfish Bar

According to Menemsha harbor master Dennis Jason, the Robert C, a dragger from Fairhaven, went down in 40 to 50 feet of water. The operator was rescued by a nearby lobster boat. The Robert C is registered to Douglas Soares of Fairhaven.The other boat involved was Pedlar, a 42-foot wooden fishing vessel also out of Fairhaven and owned by Walter Dixon, according to U.S. Coast Guard records. Mr. Jason said because of extensive damage to the bow of Pedlar, it appeared to be a near head-on collision. Read the rest here 09:05

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