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SOUNDBOUNDER 12-08-2011 12:50 PM

Sunken Barge Raised from Narrangansett Bay
 
That barge which sank near the Newport Bridge in October was raised this week.

After several weeks of coordination with port and industry partners, salvage crews hoisted the sunken barge to make it easily accessible for hazardous materials recovery. Crews then rigged fuel removal lines and have recovered approximately 1,900 gallons of diesel.


Barge Raised from Narrangansett Bay East Passage | BoatingLocal.com

SOUNDBOUNDER 12-08-2011 12:52 PM

here's a video from back when it sank


Storm sinks local barge into Narragansett Bay - YouTube

kwaltersmi 12-08-2011 04:22 PM

Cool video, thanks for sharing!


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