Gloucester to christen its new launch boat on May 19 Source:

The City of Gloucester is proud to announce the start-up of a launch service in its beautiful harbor. The launch is a first-class, 26-foot, 24-passenger, solid fiberglass “Duffy” built by Atlantic Boat Company. The public is invited to the christening on Sunday, May 19 at noon at the Harbormaster’s Dock, 19 Harbor Loop, Gloucester. Rides will be available, weather permitting.

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