Maritime Attorney Kevin Thornton: THE SINKING OF THE LADY MARY-TRAGEDY, U.S. COAST GUARD INVESTIGATION, AND LESSONS LEARNED

On March 24, 2009, the scallop boat LADY MARY sank 65 nautical miles off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey. Tragically, six of the seven crew members died as a result. This article examines that catastrophe and the U.S. Coast Guard’s procedures for the investigation of marine casualties as a general matter, and as to the LADY MARY in particular…

Read the entire article by maritime attorneys Kevin J. Thornton, Esq. and Proctor in Admiralty and Lineka N. Quijano in the PDF link below.

Lady Mary 2014.pdf 

Date Published: February 7, 2017


Written by: Cooper Levenson, P.A.

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