Battling Ice On A New Bedford Fishing Boat

The normally bustling docks along New Bedford harbor were practically deserted Tuesday as an arctic cold front kept some boats off the water. On one pier, a deckhand heaved a sledge hammer against the ice-caked roof of the Gabby G, a fishing boat on the New Bedford pier. Ice covered practically every exposed surface of this 105-foot dragger. The boat’s captain, Mario Gonsalves, said he wanted to get another run in before a snow storm that’s predicted to hit Thursday. But first, the crew had to de-ice the boat. click here to read the story 19:25

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