Au Revoir Angenette: Parting with an old friend

Forty-eight years is a long time to own a boat so there was no sweet sorrow when Capt. Ron Borjeson parted with his beloved Angenette, watching her steam over the horizon with a new owner at the helm. “My kids were devastated,” he told me. It was back in 1970 that Ron acquired the trim forty-five footer from the original owner. Built Down East in 1946 this stout wooden boat provided his introduction to commercial fishing. In those days Ron fished for cod, haddock and flounders out of Sandwich where he lived. “But then came all the regulations and rolling closures and we no longer had access to what was in our own backyard,” he said. “I had to go chase squid and fluke.” >click to read<18:05

One Response to Au Revoir Angenette: Parting with an old friend

  1. N.O.A.A.’S BROTHER-HOOD ,KEEPS GROWING ,WHILE OUR FISHING BROTHER-HOOD KEEPS shrinking !!!

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