Steamship Authority (SSA) general manager Wayne Lamson said the freight boat Katama had come to a dead stop and then begun to go astern, when she was struck by a lobster boat out of Vineyard Haven, last week in Vineyard Sound.

There were no injuries or significant damage reported in the collision between the Katama and the 36’ Mirage, operated by commercial fisherman Glenn Pachico of Vineyard Haven. The mishap occurred at about 3:45 p.m., Wednesday, December 21, about 1.5 miles north of Martha’s Vineyard. The Coast Guard is investigating.

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