2 Rescued After Boat Fire off Vinalhaven, ME
December 17, 2014
Pen Bay Pilot: A Thomaston [Maine] father and son were rescued [Tuesday, Dec. 16] from rocks in Hurricane Sound after they swam to safety from their burning vessel.
The boat, the 25’ inboard Midnight Rider, caught fire sometime just before 1:00 p.m. near Vinalhaven. The captain, David Anthony, 45 and his son, Blake Anthony, 21, were forced to jump into the water and swim to a rock near the southern end of Cedar Island.