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Lobstermen, divers do battle over who rules sea off Cape Ann

A dive flag off Halibut Point in Rockport signaled to boaters that there were divers below. Hundreds of divers and lobstermen compete for the most bountiful spots off Cape Ann. A dive flag off Halibut Point in Rockport signaled to boaters that there were divers below. Hundreds of divers and lobstermen compete for the most bountiful spots off Cape Ann. (JOHN BLANDING/GLOBE STAFF file/2003)
By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / December 27, 2006

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A maritime battle has erupted off Cape Ann, pitting old salts who set down lobster pots against scuba divers who glide silently beneath the surface, bobbing and weaving between their rope lines. (Full article: 725 words)

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