The end is in sight for the American Challenger, the derelict fishing vessel that broke free of its towline and grounded on rocks north of Dillon Beach nearly one year ago. 

Last week, the United States Coast Guard Commandant approved a plan for the boat’s removal and destruction, after a lengthy review found the vessel threatened to pollute waters . . .

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