Tag Archives: F/V Lydia and Maya

From the Moderator: The loss of Fisherman Martin “Buckwheat” Gorham.

Updated: The photo has been removed because according to people, it’s not Marty Gorham. My apologies to all.  If anyone has a photo that they would like to see in is place, send it. BH Photo/Art by Richard Schutlz   Martin Gorham, a dragger fisherman, is just off his boat at Portland Fish Pier. “I love this picture,” says Schultz. “I love his looks, his attitude. He’s a total hardscrabble fisherman.

When tragedy strikes, it affects us in different ways. The events of the past thirty six hours or so, certainly effected me personally. My heart wasn’t in posting the news. I couldn’t seem to stop thinking about horror of a fisherman falling overboard off the coast of New England, and learning it was from the F/V Lydia and Maya.    Read more here  15:29

F/V Lydia and Maya fisherman Martin Gorham – Search has been suspended

100_1239BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a fisherman who went overboard from the fishing vessel Lydia & Maya approximately 32 miles southeast of Cape Ann, Mass., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday, from the 71-foot fishing vessel Lydia & Maya, homeported in Boston, stating that a 47-year-old male crewmember had gone overboard and they were unable to find him. [email protected]  18:28

I post this with regret – Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman east of Cape Ann – http://fisherynation.com/archives/18434

Report from the Portland Press Herald -Another man on deck jumped in after Martin Gorham, but couldn’t save him in cold, rough conditions. Read more @portlandpress  10:30