Comments for: Cruise ship tender runs aground off MDI

Posted Oct. 05, 2012, at 9:48 a.m.
Last modified Oct. 05, 2012, at 6:42 p.m.

BAR HARBOR | A tender carrying passengers to the cruise ship Summit ran aground Thursday night between Bar and Sheep Porcupine islands but no one was injured in the incident, according to officials. The accident happened around 7:45 p.m., in dark, rainy conditions and when the tide was low, …

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  • Anonymous

    Crew these ships with American Merchant Marines, problem solved

    • Anonymous

      Hands down, without a doubt THE best comment I have ever seen on this forum!  Bravo to you Sir!!

    • Anonymous

      That is a nice idea, but I am pretty sure that the vast majority of US Merchant Mariners have their sights set quite a bit higher than running launches for a cruise ship.

      • Anonymous

        Yes you are right that American Merchant Mariners have thier sights much higher. I should have been more specific. Crew the whole ship American, from Captain down to liberty launch operators. Food handlers could stay. Ethnic foods are great.

        • Anonymous

          I got what you meant!

  • Anonymous

    If the driver was really scared was he a “chicken tender”?

  • Anonymous

    Must have been manned by the same crew that operates the Portland Fire Department boat.  Or possibly the Bar Harbor Police boat.

  • Anonymous

    Must have been maned by some of the Costa Concordia crew.

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