Participants in a safety and survival training program offered by Fishing Partnership Support Services with sponsorship from Connecticut Sea Grant, UConn squint into the glare of signal flares Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Avery Point in Groton. Participants received training on person-overboard, fire and flares, survival suits, flooding and pump operations, life raft equipment and emergency communications.
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