Remembering the Perfect Storm
October 31, 2011
Gloucester Times: Roberta Tyne Smith, now 60, recalls hearing the phone ring 20 years ago this weekend — at 5:00 p.m. on Halloween in 1991.
On the line was the ex-wife of Smith’s brother, fishing captain Billy Tyne, calling to tell Roberta that the Andrea Gail was 3 days overdue.
“I was in the middle of getting ready to go trick-or-treating with my three sons,” said Smith, who now lives in Manchester. “But life changed dramatically from that day forward.