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Terra Nova New Bedford, MA

Vessel Details


James Pendergast was lost at sea during a storm in early November 1966. The Terra Nova was fishing on Georges Bank when the ship rolled. A wave washed Mr. Pendergast overboard. The crew threw him a life ring, but they could not see him in the dark.

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James Pendergast 58

  • Trade Indicator: Fishery dragger
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  • Year Built: 1965
  • Ship Builder: Newbert and Wallace Shipyard, Thomaston, ME
  • Owner: James J. Dawson and Leonard Maloney
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  • Service: Commercial fishing
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  • Length (ft): 74 ft.
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