Tugboat Sinks in Boston Harbor
February 18, 2016
Gloucester Times: A tugboat owned by a Salem [MA] business sank suddenly in Boston Harbor early Tuesday morning [Feb. 16], but the captain and 2 crewmembers were plucked from the icy waters by friends on a pilot boat that raced to the scene.
The Emily Anne is a 55’ tugboat belonging to North Shore Marine on Jackson Street. It sank shortly after 6:00 a.m. after suddenly taking on water from a breach in the hull.
The ship was captained by Doug Richmond and had 2 other crewmembers on board, according to Richard Stover, president of the Boston Harbor Pilot Association.
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