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  April 14, 2013

Barge Runs Aground at Magdalen Island

Photo copyright Dock Shuter

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Photo copyright Dock Shuter

At the Tivoli Bays Wildlife Management Area, a barge, believed to be loaded with recycled dirt fill material, ran aground on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Dock Shuter, who lives across the river in Glasco, set out to investigate and sends these photos he took of the incident. The barge, one of two being pushed upriver by the tug Capt Zeke, was punctured and quickly took on water and began listing heavily to port at the stern which was still in deeper water. Salvage plans are unknown at this time.

Photo copyright Dock Shuter


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Photo copyright Dock Shuter

Photo copyright Dock Shuter


Photo copyright Dock Shuter



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HRIYC.ORG is neither the official website, nor am I the webmaster, of the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club. I am a long standing member of the Club and during the sailing season  I frequently post photographs and information on this, my own personal website, about current iceboating activity in the Hudson Valley and beyond. I am the sole person responsible for the presentation of content and the opinions expressed herein. Interesting photographic contributions are welcome and appreciated -- I spend most of my time on the ice skippering and far too often fail to capture the best images the day has to offer.       ŠJohn A. Sperr MMXIII