Boat Collision in Maine Claims One Life

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The Coast Guard and the Maine Marine Patrol are investigating the cause of a boat collision between two fishing vessels in which one person died and one person was rescued offshore of Schoodic Point, Maine, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.

Dead is Frank Jordan from the fishing vessel Linda Diane.

Jordan’s crewman sustained a head injury during the collision and was taken to Ellsworth Memorial Hospital by local EMS. His condition is unknown.

The two-person crew of the fishing vessel Master Simmon called Coast Guard Sector Northern New England on VHF-FM radio Channel 16 at 1:53 p.m., reporting they and the fishing vessel Linda Diane collided.

To read the complete story on US Coast Guard News in New England, please click here.

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