Coast Guard responds to schooner grounding near Portland

PORTLAND, Maine – U.S. Coast Guard crews responded to a grounded commercial schooner near Fort Gorges in Casco Bay, Maineon Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England watchstanders received a report that the 59-foot inspected passenger schooner “Wendameen” ran aground at approximately 5:40 p.m. The vessel was carrying 23 passengers and four crew members when it ran aground. A 47-foot...