What sank the Alumaweld off Edmonds Marina?
Wife of boat owner wants to set the record straight
Last updated 9/24/2020 at 5:29pm
The real story of a boat sinking on Labor Day off the Edmonds coast is more complicated than it first appeared.
Incomplete information from rescue officials about a "17-foot aluminum boat" capsizing in choppy and dangerous waters – throwing five people and two small dogs into frigid Puget Sound – led to ridicule from a few Facebook posters, who chided the boat's owner for taking an unsafe boat out in such conditions.
Linda Norris-Hoggarth wants to set the record straight. She's the wife of Dennis Hoggarth, whose boat it was that sank.
Importantly, the boat wasn't 17 feet. It wasn't 19...