Montauk Fisherman Hospitalized, Boat Sunk After Collision Off Block Island - 27 East

Montauk Fisherman Hospitalized, Boat Sunk After Collision Off Block Island

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Only a small portion of the bow of the Montauk fishing boat Jamie Marie was left above the surface after the boat was struck by another fishing boat on Sunday afternoon near the Block Island Wind Farm. The owner of the Jamie Marie, Fred Russo, was injured and taken to a Rhode Island hospital by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Only a small portion of the bow of the Montauk fishing boat Jamie Marie was left above the surface after the boat was struck by another fishing boat on Sunday afternoon near the Block Island Wind Farm. The owner of the Jamie Marie, Fred Russo, was injured and taken to a Rhode Island hospital by the U.S. Coast Guard.

The Jamie Marie, a Montauk commercial fishing boat, adrift near the Block Island Wind Farm.

The Jamie Marie, a Montauk commercial fishing boat, adrift near the Block Island Wind Farm. Ryan Proulx

authorMichael Wright on Sep 1, 2021
A Montauk fisherman was hospitalized in Rhode Island on Sunday after his boat was struck by another boat in the ocean south of Block Island. According to the U.S. Coast... more

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