Tag Archives: F/V Terra Nova

Rescued fisherman succumbs – Men were taking Terra Nova to be scuttled

gdt iconAn experienced fisherman is dead after a boat he and another crewman were taking from Gloucester to Maine, reportedly to dismantle because it was no longer seaworthy, sank this weekend. [email protected] 07:50

Rockland survivor of fishing boat sinking says father-in-law saved his life

1379498_656693397708420_670800009_nA Rockland fisherman credits his father-in-law with saving his life when the commercial fishing vessel the two were on sank three miles off the coast of Rockport, Mass., on Friday night. David Oakes, 46, of South Thomaston died, Knox County Sheriff Donna Dennison confirmed Monday. Later on Monday, Oakes’ son-in-law Jason Randall credited his father-in-law with saving his life. [email protected] 18:59

Gloucester F/V Terra Nova Sinks, Two Men Retrieved, then Tragedy

terra-nova-3BOSTON − Coast Guard crews rescued two male crew members after a commercial fishing vessel that was taking on water sank three miles east of Cape Ann, Mass., at approximately 10:30 p.m., Friday. The crew reported six feet of water in the forward cabin of the vessel and the onboard pumps were not able to keep up with the flooding. The crew anchored the vessel, donned immersion suits and abandoned ship. photo goodmorninggloucester [email protected] 08:22

With Sadness and Regret. It has been noted that Fisherman David Oakes of South Thomaston Maine has passed. Link