Harrington Man’s Body Discovered after Morning Search by Marine Patrol

The body of 62-year-old Delbert Caler of Harrington was discovered in the morning of Thursday, February 15th by a local fisherman working with Maine Marine Patrol to locate the shellfish harvester, who had been missing since Wednesday night.

Marine Patrol received a report Thursday morning at approximately 6 a.m. that Caler, a licensed shellfish harvester, was missing after he had gone clamming last evening.

The search, coordinated by the Maine Marine Patrol, began immediately and involved many locals searching on the water and shore, as well as members of the Maine Warden Service.

His body was found at approximately 9 a.m. in the water a half mile away from Lower Wass Cove on the Pleasant River where, earlier in the morning, clamming gear believed to be Caler’s was located.

Caler’s body is being transferred to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Augusta for confirmation of cause of death.

Involved in Thursday’s search were Marine Patrol Sergeants Colin MacDonald and Russell Wright, Officers Keith York, and Jonathan Varnum, Pilot Steve Ingram, and Specialist Mark Murry. Maine Warden Service Bayley Grant and Scott Osgood were also involved in the search as were many members of the local community