Tag Archives: F/V Mary Elizabeth

Fishing Industry, NEFSC Team Up for Gulf of Maine Longline Study

The Cooperative Gulf of Maine (GOM) Bottom Longline Survey is now underway for the fourth consecutive year. Two Massachusetts commercial longline fishing vessels and staff from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s (NEFSC) Cooperative Research Branch will be working in the Gulf of Maine over the next three weeks. They began staging October 5 on the 50-foot F/V Mary Elizabeth from Scituate and 40-foot F/V Tenacious II, which departed from Sesuit Harbor in East Dennis October 10 for the first of several two-to-four day trips. click here to read the story 14:28

Father, Son Charged For Overfishing Summer Flounder in Southampton

A father and son fishing team from Hampton Bays are facing misdemeanor illegal commercialization charges after New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) caught them violating summer flounder trip limits when their boat returned to port in Southampton late last month. Two ECOs boarded the FV Mary Elizabeth, a 60-foot Stern trawler, when it returned to port on December 22 at the Southampton town dock in Shinnecock Inlet. Read the rest here 16:09

The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old Fisherman approximately 50 miles off Delaware coast Monday From F/V Mary Elizabeth

“The crew of the fishing vessel Mary Elizabeth did a great job clearing the deck of the vessel, which aided in the quick deployment of the rescue swimmer onto the vessel to assess the medical condition of the crewmember,” said Lt. Cmdr. Ian Stal, a helicopter pilot who flew on the case. “Good communications between the crew of the vessel and the Coast Guard helicopter crew made for a safe hoist and transport of the fisherman.” Read more here  13:52