December 27, 2011
Tropical Storm Irene wasn’t near the storm boaters feared, but it did wreak plenty of havoc along the New England coast. Here’s a look at the storm’s aftermath through some of the news posts we ran in 2011.
Irene Aftermath: New Bedford Harbor
New England Boating’s Mike King and Tom Richardson hopped in the New England Boating skiff on Monday morning to check out the post-Irene situation in New Bedford Harbor, where some 40 vessels were damaged during the storm. Click here for the full story and video.
Scenes from Irene: Jamestown, RI
New England Boating correspondent William Tuthill was out and about during the storm, and offered the following photos taken in the boating community of Jamestown, Rhode Island. Click here for the full story.
Scenes from Irene: Mattapoisett, MA
Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, Assistant Harbormaster Bud Allen and New England Boating publisher Tom Richardson were out and about in Irene and shot these photos of the storm. Click here for the full story.
CT Paddler Found Dead
CTPost.com: The body of a man who went canoeing in flood waters in Bristol has been recovered. Police say body of 46-year-old Shane Seaver of Bristol washed ashore late Sunday night in Plainville. Click here for the full story.
Hurricane Irene in Photos
Boston.com/The Big Picture: Hurricane Irene wound up by most estimates as one of the top 10 most destructive and deadly hurricanes to hit the United States since 1980. Click here for the full story.
CT Boaters Warned of Debris in River, Sound
TheDay of Connecticut is reporting that boaters are being urged to use caution on the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound, due to the continuing impact of Tropical Storm Irene. Click here for the full story.
Video Roundup of Irene on Cape Cod
The Cape Cod Times’ Cape Cast video melange showing footage of Irene pummeling Cape Cod. Click here for the full story.
Coast Guard Weathers Hurricane Irene
Though commercial traffic has resumed and conditions are deemed safe for large vessels in most major ports, the Coast Guard warns mariners that waters are still rough and wind gusts are common. Click here for the full story.