Two McAllister tugs found unmanned and adrift

(FALL RIVER, Mass.) — Two tugboats belonging to McAllister Towing and Transportation were found unmanned and adrift in Mount Hope Bay on Tuesday night, the Providence Journal reported. A caller notified the U.S. Coast Guard at 9:07 p.m. that the vessels Puma and David McAllister were drifting unoccupied less than a mile from the Braga Bridge. Another McAllister crew was dispatched and brought the tugs back to an unidentified pier.

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By Professional Mariner Staff