William “Billy Mac” McIntire (Inset/Courtesy Claire Bigbee) Perkins Cove, photo/NEB.

William “Billy Mac” McIntire (Inset/Courtesy photo Claire Bigbee) Perkins Cove, photo/NEB.

An Ogunquit, Maine man who was recently lost at sea is being remembered by friends and family as a fishing legend, according to an article in the Bangor Daily News.

William “Billy Mac” McIntire, a well-known lifelong fisherman out of Perkins Cove, has been missing since August 22 (2013), when he went out on his boat, The Clover, with friends and jumped in the water about a mile off the shore of Perkins Cove. The Coast Guard said he became “distressed” and disappeared from sight.

Through days of searching with no sight of McIntire, 51, friends and family members kept vigil on the shore. This week they shared their memories of the man who lived in the Cape Neddick section of York, saying he always kept them laughing.

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Bangor Daily News


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