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Billy Tyne

Tyne is the captain of the Andrea Gail, and therefore is entitled to one-third of its profits. As an adolescent, he did not know which profession to choose as his life's work and floundered in one job after another. His wife, Jodi, suggested he try fishing. Fishing became his life and true vocation. Ironically, fishing broke up his marriage to Jodi. She wanted him to give it up and spend more time with her and their two daughters.

Although Billy Tyne was born and reared in Gloucester, he was operating out of Florida where his ex-wife and daughters live. When his friend Charlie Reed quit as captain of the Andrea Gail, Billy moved to Gloucester and took over the Andrea Gail for owner Bob Brown. His daughters spend their summers in Gloucester.

Billy Tyne had many personality quirks. For example, he did not like to stay in...

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