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Mike Flanagan

With over 40 years of experience as a Merchant Marine Captain, Mike Flanagan—from Thomaston, ME—wants to support young Mainers in pursuing a similar career path and building the skills necessary to work out at sea. In this interview, he explains how he is doing that by working with the Maine Ocean School and pushing for a discussion about drug use in the fishing community.




Giulia Cardoso

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Flanagan, Mike Oral History Interview, February 28, 2019, by Galen Koch and Griffin Pollock, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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