Lobster boat strikes the stern of schooner Lazy Jack, a 48-foot tourist and charter boat based out of Boothbay Harbor.

lazy jackNo one was hurt when a 48-foot tourist schooner was struck by a lobster boat Wednesday afternoon near Squirrel Island in Boothbay Harbor. The Lazy Jack, a wooden sailboat that operates out of Boothbay Harbor, sent out a distress call about 1:06 p.m. Wednesday, said U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Kurt Hein. The schooner was struck in the stern and sustained extensive damage, but was able to limp back to port with a Coast Guard escort, Hein said. Several people were evacuated from the schooner onto a nearby commercial vessel that heard the distress call,,, Read the rest here 16:21

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