Crew rescued as lobster boat sinks off Escuminac

A lobster fishing boat carrying four men and at least 100 lobster traps capsized and sank off Escuminac Wharf on Tuesday morning. O’Neil Hebert, owner of the Trina Margaret, said no one was injured. He and the three other men were in the water for about 10 minutes before other boats picked them up. The men went to the hospital to be checked out. “At least we didn’t lose [anybody] on the crew,” Hebert said.,, Robert Martin, Port Authority of Escuminac manager, said boats went out to set traps at 6 a.m. Some boats received the Trina Margaret’s distress signal at around 6:10 a.m. >click to read<19:01

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