Head-turning new scallop boat Viking Power arrives in New Bedford

Among the half-dozen people who gathered on the Fairhaven Bridge at 9 a.m. to watch the scallop vessel come into port were friends of Captain Marty Harris, sharing the event with his hospitalized father via a live video call. “We were concerned he wasn’t going to see it,” said Jean Jones of Mattapoisett, whose daughter was running the video. “I think it’s incredible, I have to admit.” Commissioned by Fleet Fisheries owner Lars Vinjerud II, the boat has a hull that slopes outward at the bow, creating a rounded point below the water line, like the nose of rocket. 13 Photo’s, >click to read< 15:44

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