Vineyard Gazette: Officials worked to salvage a fishing vessel Thursday morning [October 11] after it broke mooring and washed ashore on Lobsterville Beach.

The Betty B, a 46’ wood dragger from Hyannis Port owned by Karl Niehoff, was moored off Menemsha Wednesday night when 40 mph winds caused the line to snap, Aquinnah harbormaster Brian (Chip) Vanderhoop said Thursday morning. Mr. Vanderhoop said the boat was “breaking apart” and “the whole starboard side is gone from the wave-bashing.”

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