Captain Tony New Bedford, MA

Vessel Details


Antonio "Tony" Fonseca was pulling lobster traps off  Quick's Hole on September 13, 2004, when his home-built lobster boat exploded. The Coast Guard dispatched two boats and a rescue helicopter, and they took Mr. Fonseca to the emergency medical services facility at Wood's Hole, where he died.

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Antonio Fonseca 79

  • Trade Indicator: Fishery lobster boat
  • Hull Material: wood
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  • Service: Recreational fishing
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