Quahog Diver Dies in Narragansett Bay Incident
November 18, 2015
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.