COREA

“Corea resident, John Korth (facing) stands in the space that held his wharf before it was claimed by the storm. Friends and neighbors console and help burn the remaining debris.”

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I’d heard that a second boat had blown ashore in Prospect Harbor so I set out to find it. I walked into a backyard to get a shoreline view and saw these toppled chairs and the grounded lobster boat in the distance.

Prospect Harbor

The beached Lord Byron attracted a lot of attention given how and where the boat was situated. A recovery plan was underway: the hope was that the unusually high tide that was expected to accompany the next storm (arriving in two days) would be sufficient enough to float her. This wasn’t the case. She had to be towed.

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A cooperative effort is made to retrieve Lord Byron’s skiff and salvage items of value.

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Matt Lester, Captain and owner of Lord Byron, along with Mike Bellotti and stern men Johnny Harris and Chris Weaver.

They were working hurriedly, trying to put things back in order. I was seeing nothing but backsides so I called out, “Can I see some faces?” Right away, they all turned and looked at me with open smiles. One photo was all it took.

I said, “Good to see you’ve recovered the boat! The hard part is behind you.” They laughed in unison.

No, we’re just getting started, the boat is still taking on water.”

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Lord Byron docked at the town pier in Prospect Harbor. The crew stands in pyramid fashion atop the cabin, adjusting the radar antennae. Damage to the hull even above the waterline is apparent here.”

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The roadway in Prospect Harbor was ravaged all along Main St. in the vicinity of the old Stinson factory.

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D.O.T and our tax dollars at work the day following the first storm.

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Wharves abutting the old Stinson sardine factory during the 2nd storm.

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Heavy winds, high tide, and storm surge pushed rocks and boulders onto the parking lot.

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Fire dept on alert during the storm.

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Boats taking on the elements during the 2nd storm.