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Jon Williams: Red crab fishery leader

Jon Williams aboard the Krystle James when she was slime eeling out of Gloucester this summer. (Peter K. Prybot photo)

by Peter K. Prybot   GLOUCESTER, MA – “In my 72 years along the Gloucester waterfront, I’ve never seen such a professional operation as his,” said George Ingersol, at the dock on a recent summer afternoon. His compliment was directed at fixed-gear fisherman and fleet owner Jon Williams of Westport, ME, who bases his slime …

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