Derelict dragger makes waves in town

The rusty 42-foot dragger, Artemis, arrived in the harbor in July and even nor’easter Riley couldn’t quite get rid of it. The Artemis, a red-hulled, defunct fishing vessel, broke free from a town mooring near MacMillan Pier at about 9 a.m. on Friday, March 2, at the start of the storm. Hurricane force winds and thrashing waves pushed the dragger westward until it lodged itself onto the rocks of the West End Breakwater. The boat, owned by John Christiansen of Yarmouth, had not been actively used for commercial fishing recently, and was stripped of all gear and fuel. (she’s still there!) >click to read< 09:00 

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