Tag Archives: Michael Furlong

Lobsterman who died in apparent drowning remembered as fixture on the Plymouth waterfront

Michael Furlong was a fixture on Town Pier, a longstanding member of the harbor community who was always on the lookout to help others. “He was definitely a character figure on the pier and among the harbormasters. Everybody knew him,” Harbormaster Chad Hunter said of Furlong,,, “He was a really nice guy who loved to talk to everybody. One of those guys that got along with just about everyone on the pier, who was always looking out for other people,”, >click to read< 09:43

Commercial Lobsterman Michael Furlong, of Kingston, MA, has died unexpectedly at sea

Michael Furlong, age 65, of Kingston, MA died unexpectedly at sea on November 14, 2021 in Plymouth, MA. He was the husband of Dina (Brock) Furlong for 32 years. Michael was a beloved son of Rose and the late Edward Furlong. He was brother to Rickard Furlong. He was raised in Easton, MA and graduated from Oliver Ames High School. He was a self-employed commercial lobsterman/crabber for over 50 years. F/V Rose Marie lost her captain to the sea. There is a photo gallery of Michael with beautiful his family. >click to read< 15:04

Fisherman dies after being rescued from Plymouth Harbor

A missing fisherman was found unresponsive in the waters of Plymouth Harbor on Sunday afternoon but has since died. The man’s daughter, Kristen Svenson, told Boston 25 that her father, Micahel Furlong, passed away Monday in Plymouth. “We are asking for respect and space at this time. We have nothing prepared. This was very unexpected,” Kristen said. >click to read< 10:22 – Kingston lobsterman dies after he is pulled from the ocean off Plymouth – In a statement Monday, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz said the harbormaster had been watching the boat, checked on it and found it unmanned after noticing the boat had not moved in more than an hour. Furlong was found about half a mile from the boat. >click to read< 14:04