The crew of the fishing vessel Apollo thought they had won the lottery. On Nov. 12, the New Bedford, Mass.-based 86-footer unintentionally netted an 881-pound bluefin tuna, which can sell for upward of $500 a pound in Japan if it is of premium quality.
This beacon in Bristol, Maine, sits on Pemaquid Peninsula and was built in 1835.
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