Newport, RI, Harbormaster Tim Mills Passes at Age 58

Tim Mills being interviewed on New England Boating TV in 2016.

Newport, RI, boating community was saddened to learn of the passing of Harbormaster Tim Mills, who died unexpectedly after collapsing at his home on December 10. He was 58.

Mills was a fixture on the Newport waterfront for many years, and instrumental in making sure its boating infrastructure ran smoothly for both recreational and commercial mariners.

A spontaneous boat parade honoring Mills was held on Dec. 13 in Newport Harbor.

A temporary memorial to Mills has also been set up in Perrotti Park.


Read Tim Mills obituary