Incident Photo of The Week – George H.W. Bush Runs Boat Aground

Mike Schuler
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July 13, 2010

aground in Maine.

RIP George H.W. Bush 

Former President George H.W. Bush apparently ran his 38-foot boat aground on a beach in Maine while out in fog. 

According to the AP, Bush’s Fidelity IV became stranded on Gooch’s Beach on Monday afternoon. A family spokesman said the the former president and some family members were aboard when the boat ran aground around 3 p.m. No one was hurt and the boat was moved to its dock in Kennebunkport a few hours later. 

The spokesman said Bush was close to shore in low visibility when apparently a wave pushed his boat onto the beach.

This isn’t the first boating incident involving H.W.. The video below shows a 2009 incident in which George Senior crashed his boat into a dock at Perkins Cove:


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