Lobster boat XTreme Measures found 150 miles from homeport being towed to Portsmouth

Homeward Bound

“I’m super happy,” said Jason Hooper, who owns the lobster boat XTreme Measures. Hooper had conducted an extensive search for the boat since it went missing from its mooring off Spruce Head on Feb. 10. Winds during the blizzard that lasted from Feb. 9-11 reached more than 60 miles per hour in gusts. He said the crew of the Amy Philbrook, an offshore lobster boat owned by Shaft Master of Newington, N.H., spotted the missing vessel while it was fishing on the Georges Bank. Hooper said the location is about 150 miles from Spruce Head. Read more