1978The pilot boat Can Do sunk during the Blizzard of ’78.Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

capeannpainter. “Blizzard of ’78 36th Anniversary the Pilot Boat ‘Can Do.’” Good Morning Gloucester (blog), February 7, 2014. https://goodmorninggloucester.com/2014/02/07/blizzard-of-78-the-pilot-boat-can-do/.
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The Can Do, out of Gloucester Harbor, answered a distress call during the height of the storm. Two boats were in distress on Salem Sound, the foundering tanker Global Hope, and its would-be rescuer, Coast Guard 44 motor life boat. They would survive, but the Can Do would be lost with all five crew members.

Gloucester Daily Times. "Can Do feared lost." February 7, 1978.
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