Written by New Bedford Standard Times
They called him “The Codfather” and like his namesake in the movies, everybody secretly loved him.
Sure, he was a rough, tough guy who said “mother------” every other sentence.
Sure, he liked to brag about how he got the money to buy his first boat might not have all been on the “up and up.”
But he was a big success.
Written by Ventura County Star
Dinh Nguyen knew he was going to drown.
The 57-year-old fisherman was in a boat that was sinking off the coast 17 miles northwest of Ventura late Friday afternoon. He said the boat's captain and his friend, Tra Nguyen, ended up tethered to the vessel and was dragged down with it.
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