Point Judith, RI Sees Influx of Fishing Boats

Galilee, is home to all types of commercial fishing vessels. Photo/NEB, Tom Richardson
Galilee, is home to all types of commercial fishing vessels. Photo/NEB, Tom Richardson

PBN.com: The port of Point Judith [Rhode Island], which has seen a steady reduction in the size of its local fishing fleet since the 1990s, received a much-needed economic boost this year from out-of-town vessels.

Hailing from mid-Atlantic ports from Wanchese [North Carolina], to Cape May [New Jersey], these vessels began coming in the spring and used the Narragansett port through the summer in many cases to offload their squid or scallops and to take on fuel, ice and supplies.

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