New Ice Breaker "Eddie Somers" set to go in Crisfield

New ice breaker for Smith Island ready as winter lifeline and tribute to longtime captain:

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources christened the newest boat in its Hydrographic Operations fleet, naming it after a long-time captain of the Crisfield-Smith Island route the boat will serve. The M/V Eddie Somers was christened in March 2022 by DNR officials and its namesake at shipbuilder Blount Boats Inc. in Warren, Rhode Island.

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Ice Breaker "Eddie Somers"

Maryland DNR ice breaker M/V Eddie Somers is a vital winter lifeline for residents of Smith Island.

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