Wareham DNR - All Safe After Boat Capsizes of Mashnee Island

Multi-agency rescue effort...
Rescue vessels on the scene of a boat capsizing off Mashnee Island Sunday. (WDNR photo)

From the Wareham Department of Natural Resources:

Earlier today, WDNR Officers and Deputy Harbormasters responded to a report of a capsized vessel just off of Mashnee Island in the Town of Bourne.

All persons were accounted for and are safe.

The vessel was towed into Onset Harbor, where salvage operations have now began.

Mariners please stay 150’ or greater from the operation zone in front of the Onset Pier. This is for the divers safety! 

Assisting with this call: 
Bourne Department of Natural Resources
Massachusetts Environmental Police
Army Corps of Engineers Cape Cod Canal Control
TowBoatUS Cape Cod/Plymouth


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