On bottom in Grand Passage – boat and barge troubles near Brier and Long Islands

People are having trouble keeping their boats afloat around Brier and Long Islands this week. An aquaculture barge sank in Westport Harbour Oct. 19 and then a lobster boat went aground Oct. 21. A small feed barge at the Cooke Aquaculture site near Westport spent a day on the bottom before it could be towed to shore Oct. 20. And then the fishing boat the Atlantic Conquest somehow ended up high and dry on the Cow Ledge, a shoal on the Long Island side of the northern end of Grand Passage. More images, read the rest here 16:29:41

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