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The Launching Of Our Grandfather “Captain Joe Ciaramitaro” First Dragger The Ben and Josephine

The Infamous One Found this courtesy the Archives At The Cape Ann Museum.  It was listed in The Atlantic Fisherman, April,1941 As I’ve said at least a hundred times now, if you haven’t gone to the Cape Ann Museum whether … Continue reading

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Thanks To The Infamous Fred Buck We Have Two Accounts From the Sinking Of Our Grandfather’s Boat The Ben and Josephine By German Sub in 1942

Article by Charles Dana Gibson, undated- On June 2,1942, the Ben and Josephine, an otter trawl dragger, left Gloucester, Massachusetts, at 7 p.m., in company with another dragger, the Aeolus. Both were bound for the Seal Island fishing grounds off … Continue reading

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Gloucester Dragger Captain Joe Photo from Joe Scamardella

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Tied Up

 

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Snowy Day On Rocky Neck Photo by Hank Turgeon

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Naples Pier 33 Years Later

The first time I stepped foot on this pier I was 9 years old.  My parents sent my sister Felicia (age 8 at the time)  and me on the plane to visit our grandfather Captain Joe and grandmother Felicia.  I … Continue reading

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Rob Foley Grabs The Camera Down The Dock

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Plaque At Stage Fort

My cousins agreed to pitch in and donate a bench in honor of our grandparents who spent a great deal of time at Stage Fort Park. Our grandparents lived on Tolman Ave where my Grandfather had a nice view of … Continue reading

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