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Rose’s Marine Shop

The morning before last one of our pumps that keep salt water flowing to the lobster tanks shit the bed.  It’s great to have places like Rose’s Marine where you know you can go and get what you need in marine industrial applications.

Rose’s Marine Shop, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

We use pacer pumps because the housings and impellers are made from hard plastic and are not prone to corrosion the way the old cast iron pumps were.  Rose’s had the pump in stock and set up with a three phase motor ready to swap right out for us.

Pacer Pump With Baldor Motor Set Up At Roses

Pacer Pump With Baldor Motor Set Up At Rose's

While there I talked to Marty and Frank.  Marty had Frank come right over to our dock to get some measurements for a new intake with footvalves.  Within an hour Frank had a whole new foot valve put together and clamped to teh hose and we were back in business.
You can’t begin to imagine what a resource a place like Rose’s is in our town and how they keep the wheels spinning.  Without the knowledgeable and friendly staff our town wouldn’t be nearly as accommodating to visiting vessels and home port vessels alike.
Lobster pot rope, bait bags, gaffes, flags and more

Lobster pot rope, bait bags, gaffes, flags and more

CJ Morgante MLS Referee Busts His Lobstering Cherry

CJ Morgante a Major League Soccer Referee from Slippery Rock Pennsylvania has had a dream. His dream was to go commercial lobstering. Last year we met him when he was cruising through town with his wife and stopped by the dock. This year he called and Frank set him up on three different lobster boats for The Lobster Boat Experience of a lifetime.

Frank did good, reall good. He set CJ up to go lobstering with three really great guys- Mark Ring aboard The Stanley Thomas, Dave Jewell aboard The Lady J and Mike Tupper aboard The Freemantle Doctor.

CJ Morgante MLS Referee Busts His Lobstering Cherry, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

We will follow along and see how well CJ holds up.