Situation Updates on Location, Fuel Leak, Salvage & Remediation EDITOR’S NOTE: For reporting purposes, the information is presented here to keep the greater Fishers Island community and other interested parties apprised of the situation. The data and real science behind this situation and the long-term effect on the environment should be gathered from the experts at USCG, DEC, ACOE, National …Read More »
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"...she drifted all the way back to the east before her long outriggers caught bottom just off the northern shoreline of Fishers Island."Read More »
by Pierce Rafferty
Thursday, Thanksgiving Day 1846, the passenger steamer Atlantic dragged her anchors as the storm slowly pushed her closer to certain doom on Fishers Island’s north shore.