Quahog Diver Dies in Narragansett Bay Incident


Dead Man Found on Drifting Sailboat in Woods Hole

EastBayRI reports that a quahog diver has died after being rushed to the hospital on Friday morning, Nov. 13. Kenneth Watkinson, 42, of Bristol, RI, was diving with a partner off the North Farm Condominium Complex in Bristol when he failed to surface from a dive. His body was located and pulled from the water at around 9:30 a.m.

Harbormasters from Barrington, Bristol and Warren, along with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Coast Guard, assisted in the search for Watkinson after his partner reported him missing.


Read more about the quahog diver who died after being recovered from the waters of upper Narragansett Bay.