Like medical students working on cadavers, Bristol Marine techs are collecting data as they dismantle boats

Dying boats are part of an environmental research project

By Scott Pickering
Posted 10/20/17

Forgotten, abandoned and never again to feel the gentle lap of waves, or the cool lift of ocean breezes, a collection of once-proud boats lie strewn about a Franklin Street lot.

To the passerby, …

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