USCG Lift Safety Zone Around Site of Sunken Tug

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Photo USCG

The Coast Guard lifted the safety zone restricting traffic in the North Channel Thursday afternoon for all vessels.

An obstruction buoy is in place to mark the location of the 55-foot tug boat Emily Anne that sank east of Deer Island Tuesday morning.

Mariners should proceed with caution when transiting the area as there are workboats in the area conducting salvage operatio

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