Officers with the Boston police division’s harbor patrol unit are used to serving to boaters in misery, however final weekend Officer Joe Matthews got here to the rescue of a groom at risk of lacking his personal wedding ceremony.
Patrick Mahoney was scheduled to get married on Thompson Island in the course of Boston Harbor on Saturday, however the boat that was imagined to ferry him to the island the place his bride-to-be was ready broke down, police mentioned in a publish on their web site.
It will get worse. The groomsmen, photographer, DJ and floral preparations had been additionally caught on the mainland.
Enter Matthews, who transported greater than a dozen folks to the island on his police boat so Mahoney’s marriage to Hannah Crawford might go on as scheduled.
“They had been there in a short time to get my groomsmen and all of our distributors out right here to the island and form of save the day,” Mahoney informed the Boston Globe.
Matthews was solely too completely satisfied to assist.
“It was good to get a pleasant name for a change and assist folks out,” he mentioned. “They appeared completely satisfied, and we had been completely satisfied we might do it. All of it labored out.”