October 17, 2017
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Fishing vessel loses power off Swan’s Island

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — A 50-foot fishing vessel lost power Sunday afternoon in 6- to 8-foot seas just off the south side of Swan’s Island.

There was one person on board the Searoad at the time.

According to a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman, the vessel, owned by William Ambrose of Woolwich, was towed safely to Beals Co-op in Southwest Harbor. No injuries were reported.


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