Off-Duty Wareham Habormaster Tries to Save Man

Wareham Week reports that off-duty Wareham, MA, Deputy Harbormaster Antonio Maietta was boating in the Cohasset Narrows around 1:30 pm on July 3, near the Bourne/Wareham town line, when he spotted a man floating motionless in the water. Maietta navigated his personal vessel to the victim while calling bystanders at nearby Taylors Point Marina for help. He then jumped in the water and swam the victim to shore where Wareham EMS, Bourne Fire Department and Bourne Police were waiting.

Unfortunately, the victim, 42-year-old Michael Ford of Plymouth, was later pronounced dead at Tobey Hospital, according to Wareham Harbormaster Garry Buckminster. No further information was available.

Read more about the efforts of a Wareham harbormaster to rescue a man found floating in Cohasset Narrows.