Boat Sinks on Mooring Near Onset Island

Multi-agency response plus MASS DEP hazmat trailer...
Boat sunk on mooring in Wareham today (WDNR photo)

From the Wareham Department of Natural Resources:

Today crews from WDNR, Onset Fire Rescue, and TowBoatUS Cape Cod/Plymouthresponded to a vessel that sunk at a mooring in the vicinity of Onset Island. The vessel was using someone else’s mooring so locating the actual owner took additional time.

Due to the vessel being submerged and a concern of the vessel leaking fuel OFD dispatched their MASS-DEP Hazardous Materials Spill trailer to the scene. MASS DEP Spill Response team and USCG were both notified of the situation.

The vessel was raised by TowBoat US Cape Cod without incident and removed from the water. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on