Maine Lobstermen Honored for Rescue of Couple

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The Boothbay Register reports that the Coast Guard honored lobsterman Jonathan Achorn and his sternman Brandon McClure, both of Friendship, ME, for the rescue of 2 people whose boat was taking on water near Monhegan Island on July 21.

On Monday, August 3, Achorn and McClure were honored by Coast Guard Captain Michael A. Baroody, who commands the Northern New England Sector. The ceremony took place at the Boothbay Harbor Coast Guard station located on McKown Point Road.

Read more about the lobstermen who were honored for rescuing 2 people off Monhegan Island.