Tug, barge strike anchored fishing boat in James River (PHOTO)

(NEWPORT NEWS, Va.) — A tugboat and barge struck an anchored fishing boat in the James River, the Daily Press newspaper reported. The Norfolk-based Hoss, which was pushing an equipment barge, hit the Amy Samantha and almost caused it to sink. The fisherman was able to save his boat and escape without injury.
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By Professional Mariner Staff