Cops: Boat's owner should have used m...

Cops: Boat's owner should have used marine radiop

There are 2 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 1, 2009, titled Cops: Boat's owner should have used marine radiop. In it, Newsday reports that:

When the 19-foot boat with seven aboard headed out of Port Jefferson Harbor for an afternoon fishing trip, the weather was fine.

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Brooklyn, NY

#1 Jul 1, 2009
Two 9 year old's and a 5 year old and according to the story, they "put on life jackets when the boat began sinking." IOW, they weren't wearing life jackets and only put them on when the boat started to sink? Unbelievable!

A happy ending is right.

Now investigator's should start asking why these kids weren't wearing life jackets from the time they left port. Isn't there a law requiring it?
Blue Collar

Bradenton, FL

#2 Jul 2, 2009
The guy should have purchased himself a brain before he went out that day. I'm sure his kids would have appreciated that purchase too.

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