Sunken Treasure: Boating Program Science Vessel Rescued from River

LAWRENCE (Mass.) — Last week’s nor’easter not only downed trees throughout the region and left thousands of people without electricity; it also capsized a boat that is critical to teaching children about science and nature. Docked at the Abe Bashara Boathouse, the vessel belongs to the Greater Lawrence Community Boating Program and Greater Lawrence Rowing.

Boating Program Executive Director Jed Koehler said the science boat, a former 23-foot-long scallop harvesting boat that was donated about six years ago, is used as an educational platform.

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