RI Fishing Boat Sinks After Breaking Mooring Line

EastBayRI.com: Living Waters, a Bristol-based fishing boat, broke free from its mooring late Wednesday night (January 30) or early Thursday morning and drifted into the rocky shoreline next to the Lobster Pot restaurant.

Passersby noticed the large green trawler washed up just a few feet from the popular restaurant early Thursday morning and alerted officials. Sgt. Dan White from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management responded to the scene and by about 8:30 was waiting for the boat’s owner to arrive.

Read more:


[mappress mapid=”789″]

Share this Article On Facebook Twitter More...

Follow New England Boating:

Like New England Boating on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Receive our Daily RSS Feed.

Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter!

Each month our emailed newsletter keeps you up to speed on the top news items, videos, destinations, reviews and fishing articles on New England Boating, so you won’t miss a beat. It’s convenient, it’s free, and you can opt out at any time!