Towboat crew brings wayward dock with 16 pleasure boats under control

(ST. ALBANS, W. Va.) — A towboat crew was able to secure a large dock that broke loose, the Charleston Gazette newspaper reported. The dock containing 16 recreational boat broke loose when rain swelled the Kanawha River. The Shirley, with Capt. Jerrick Marker at the helm, was able to contain the wayward dock and nudge it toward the shoreline.

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By Professional Mariner Staff