Coast Guard responds to demasted schooner near Rockland Harbor, Maine

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U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast
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10/09/2023 05:12 PM EDT

BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded Monday to a schooner that was reportedly demasted, injuring four of the 33 people aboard approximately a mile east of Rockland Harbor. Personnel aboard the Grace Bailey, a 118-foot schooner, contacted the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England command center around 10 a.m. requesting assistance after their mast reportedly broke and fell onto the deck causing head and back injuries to four people.