Another Ferry Captain Hero

John Tracy Casco Bay Lines Ferry Captain, dives into icy Portland, Maine sea to save man who fell from a pier today.

A man who fell off a dock at the Maine State Pier in Portland on Wednesday was rescued by the captain of a Casco Bay Lines ferry, who dove off a dock into icy Portland Harbor to drag the man to safety.

John Tracy, who has worked for Casco Bay Lines for 29 years, said he and several other employees heard someone crying out for help around 2:45 p.m. near the Maine State Pier, which is next to the Casco Bay Lines ferry terminal.  Read more