Fishermen honored for saving man who fell into New Bedford Harbor

“The quick actions of Kevin A. Perry and Christopher Bird Jr. prevented a far more serious situation and possibly tragedy from occurring,’’ the certificate of appreciation presented reads. “Their actions reflect great credit upon themselves to the community and to the entire fishing community.’ Perry, owner of EZ–RYDER fishing vessel, and Bird, a retired fisherman, both from Dartmouth, were painting the boat April 28 at Homer’s Wharf when they heard someone yelling frantically for help. Read the rest here 07:02

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