Marine Patrol Spc. Sean Dow receives the 2018 Maine Lobstermen’s Association Maine Patrol Officer of the Year Award. Pictured with Dow are MLA board member Jason Joyce (left) and MLA Executive Director Patrice McCarron (right). MARK HASKELL PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTO

Dow named Marine Patrol Officer of the Year



Marine Patrol Spc. Sean Dow, a Surry resident who serves as captain of the patrol boat Dirigo II based on Mount Desert Island, received the 2018 Maine Lobstermen’s Association Maine Patrol Officer of the Year Award.

He is the son of Hancock residents Peter and Debbie Dow.

The award, presented in March at the Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport, is given annually to recognize Marine Patrol officers who provide outstanding service in support of the Maine lobster industry.