Controversial Boat Washes Ashore in CT

Photo/Wikimedia A 45’ steel-hulled boat that had been anchored illegally in [Connecticut’s] Mystic River broke loose Monday night [September 8, 2014] and washed ashore on Williams Beach behind the Ocean Community YMCA.

Last month, a group of residents had warned town officials and the Mystic River Harbor Management Commission that the boat, owned by Jim Murphy of Stonington, posed a threat to nearby homes or marinas in the event of a storm. They urged the commission to remove the boat and fine Murphy.

Read more about a controversial boat washing ashore on Connecticut’s Mystic River.