Dredging Continues on Royal River, Maine

Royal River, photo/video capture.
Royal River, photo/video capture.

Portland Press Herald: Perched in a tidy control booth atop a dredge named Samson III, Capt. Ted Augustine keeps a set of switches in one hand and a radio in the other.

With barely a few words over the radio, he and his 3‐man crew set in motion a muddy ballet of steel and diesel fumes, scooping massive buckets of muck from the Royal River’s narrow navigation channel, where they have been at work since October 20.

Read more about the dredging of the Royal River.

Watch the Yarmouth, Maine, episode of New England Boating to learn more about the Royal River.