Tag Archives: Portland Harbor

Police identify body found in Portland Harbor, investigating circumstances of death

Portland police have identified the body found Thursday morning in Portland Harbor as that of Paul J. Kirchhoff, a Portland fisherman. The state medical examiner’s office determined that Kirchhoff, 42, died from drowning, with no other source of physical trauma, according to Martin. Kirchhoff’s body was found in the water near Long Wharf.,,, Anyone with information about Kirchhoff’s final hours is encouraged to call the Portland police at (207) 874-8575. click here to read the story 09:27

Portland Harbor’s icy buildup creates a sea of trouble – Video

portland frozen 2015Standing in the wheelhouse of the tug Andrew McAllister as it approached Portland Harbor on Friday, Capt. Bob Rand steered around Spring Point and ran into a pack of ice. “It’s like we’re entering the Northwest Passage,” said Rand, referring to the Arctic sea route. The harbor’s fishing fleet has suffered the most. Charles Adams, captain of the groundfish dragger American Heritage, said he has only fished four days in the past five weeks. As a result, he has fallen behind in a lot of bills. “It’s been horrible,” he said. Read the rest here 10:19

F/V Providian comes into Portland Harbor Flattened by the weight of the herring aboard her.



This Morning – Portland Harbor Toe Job – Not every day in fishing is a good day.

photo- jj the fisherman

photo- jj the fisherman