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Fisherman100



Joined: 22 Nov 2011
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Location: Meriden, CT

PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:57 am    Post subject: You hear this? Reply with quote

Did yalol hear about the lobster trap that washed up on the beach somewhere, i forgot, but it was adrift since 1991 in the perfect storm? it was one of the dozen that was lost by a lobster fisherman from new foundland i think, and he survived the storm in his small boat when the storm began... My question is How the hell did he survive the storm in his what 54 fr lobster boat when a 72 ft Sword fishing boat the Andrea Gail did not?!?!?!?!? How is that possible? So i guess that the little guy showed the big guys up.

A moment of silence for the Andrea Gail crew. Let them rest in peace......
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FishnCT



Joined: 16 Apr 2009
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rogue wave? I guess we'll never know.
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Dave N.



Joined: 26 Nov 2008
Posts: 72
Location: New Britain

PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 7:02 pm    Post subject: Perfect Storm Reply with quote

What actually washed ashore was the tag from the lobster pot,not the pot itself.
Still impressive though,tag must've been lodged in the bottom then broke free and took a ride in the gulf stream. Big difference in terms of riding through the storm however, Andrea Gail=1200mi.offshore Shocked
Lobster Boat=20mi. offshore
Which would you rather be on????My thoughts exactly! Farewell sailors Sad
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