2009-06-04 / Front Page

Just launched


Phil Allen of Jamestown works on his boat Pimpernel on Wednesday at East Ferry. The boat is a 1974 Chris Craft 22-foot Tournament Fisherman. Allen said he first met the boat when he was 8 years old and saw the boat in Great Salt Pond on Block Island. A couple of years ago he discovered to vessel abandoned in Bristol. Allen, who works as a tugboat skipper in the New York City Harbor, rescued the boat and has restored it to its nautical glory. Photo by Jeff McDonough Phil Allen of Jamestown works on his boat Pimpernel on Wednesday at East Ferry. The boat is a 1974 Chris Craft 22-foot Tournament Fisherman. Allen said he first met the boat when he was 8 years old and saw the boat in Great Salt Pond on Block Island. A couple of years ago he discovered to vessel abandoned in Bristol. Allen, who works as a tugboat skipper in the New York City Harbor, rescued the boat and has restored it to its nautical glory. Photo by Jeff McDonough

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