How Do You Move A Thousand Pound Scallop Dredge? Very Carefully

Pete Mondello sold his old scallop dredge which he long ago sold his permits for to some guys from New Bedford.  This meant we needed to get it out of the yard and up over the rail of a pick up truck into it’s bed safely without it coming crashing down and  smashing the sides of the truck to bits.

We did it without incident.  Video at the bottom.


Here’s an awesome video of a scallop dredge deployed over the side of a boat and working in the ocean from -

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5 Responses to How Do You Move A Thousand Pound Scallop Dredge? Very Carefully

  1. Kathleen Welch Henneberry says:

    Wow, What fun to watch this! Thanks.

  2. Rich B says:

    that’s cool!

  3. Very cool video of moving the dredge–it makes you feel as though you are there at the scene operating the lift.

  4. E.J. says:

    Pretty smooth forklift operating there Joey. The 2nd video was kind of bizarre. I couldn’t tell what I was watching or how you got that above and then underwater footage. I didn’t watch 18 minutes of it, so don’t know how it ended.

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