Coast Guard oversees salvage of a fishing vessel near Stonington, Maine

uscg-logoCoast Guard crews ensured a successful salvage operation of a 42-foot fishing vessel (F/V Marley Gabriela)Saturday after it sank in about 70 feet of water at its mooring ball on Friday in Stonington, Maine. Weather and nightfall prevented safe operations Friday, and salvage efforts resumed Saturday at 6 a.m. The fishing vessel has been successfully raised, de-watered, and dry docked at Billings Marina. No injuries or significant pollution was reported. Initially after sinking, a small sheen was observed in the area, as seepage from the ship’s vents was suspected. Read the post here 16:52

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