Schooner Gets Caught on Rock Ledge

Updated 5 years ago

As the mid coast gears up for the Windjammer festival this weekend, it was a less fun event in Boothbay Harbor Thursday.The American Eagle, a 92-foot schooner out of Rockland ran aground on some rocks in Boothbay Harbor.24 people were on board at the time.The boat somehow got stuck on a rocky ledge.The ship was not taking on water.The coast guard did arrive to help and says all of the passengers were wearing life jackets.The vessel was lifted from the rocks by the high tide a little after 6 last night.We’re told no one was injured.


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