Engine trouble interrupts Maine Maritime Academy training cruise

(SEARSPORT, Maine) — Maine Maritime Academy’s training cruise to Puerto Rico was halted off Maine because of engine trouble, the Bangor Daily News newspaper reported. An exhaust manifold fell apart aboard the State of Maine, forcing the vessel to anchor off Searsport until it is repaired. A tugboat from Penobscot Tractor Tug Co. escorted the State of Maine to the anchorage.
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By Professional Mariner Staff