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Fisherman Recalls Harrowing Voyage And Rescue Aboard Pink And Purple Boat

Hampton Bays Fishermen Abandon Ship In Rough Seas On Sunday
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Hampton Bays Fishermen Abandon Ship In Rough Seas On Sunday

A photo of the All For Joy taken by a U.S. Coast Guard crew that followed the Hampton Bays fishing boat while it tried to overcome flooding in one of its fish holds on Sunday morning. The vessel ultimately capsized near Fishers Island its crew was rescued by the Coast Guard, uninjured.Courtesy USCG Courtesy USCG

A photo of the All For Joy taken by a U.S. Coast Guard crew that followed the Hampton Bays fishing boat while it tried to overcome flooding in one of its fish holds on Sunday morning. The vessel ultimately capsized near Fishers Island its crew was rescued by the Coast Guard, uninjured.Courtesy USCG Courtesy USCG

Rick Lofstad, in plaid shirt, and his lone crewman, Desmond, were rescued by a Coast Guard crew on Sunday morning when their fishing boat capsized near Fishers Island. Courtesy USCG

Rick Lofstad, in plaid shirt, and his lone crewman, Desmond, were rescued by a Coast Guard crew on Sunday morning when their fishing boat capsized near Fishers Island. Courtesy USCG

The All For Joy, owned by longtime Hampton Bays commercial fisherman Rick Lofstad, capsized in a storm on Sunday off Fishers Island.

The All For Joy, owned by longtime Hampton Bays commercial fisherman Rick Lofstad, capsized in a storm on Sunday off Fishers Island.

Rick Lofstand painted his boat, All For Joy, purple and pink at the behest of his 3-year-old daughter, Joy.

Rick Lofstand painted his boat, All For Joy, purple and pink at the behest of his 3-year-old daughter, Joy.

The All For Joy, owned by longtime Hampton Bays commercial fisherman Rick Lofstad, capsized in a storm on Sunday off Fishers Island.

The All For Joy, owned by longtime Hampton Bays commercial fisherman Rick Lofstad, capsized in a storm on Sunday off Fishers Island.

author on Mar 10, 2019
When a little girl named Joy was 3 years old, her daddy asked her what color he should paint his new commercial fishing boat. Pink and purple, she said. Rick... more

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