Loose barge causes damage in La Conner

Loose barge causes damage in La Conner

There are 1 comment on the KING-TV Seattle story from Jul 18, 2006, titled Loose barge causes damage in La Conner. In it, KING-TV Seattle reports that:

Property owners on the banks of the Swinomish Channel in La Conner were picking up the pieces Tuesday after an out-of-control barge caused untold thousands of dollars in damage.

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Kelly Gempler

Seattle, WA

#1 Jul 19, 2006
Thanks to the quick thinking of the crew members of the Tallship 'Lady Washington' who helped alert people sleeping in their moored boats downstream that the second barge was headed their way narrowly missing and crushing a sleeping family that had been awakend and helped secure lines to loose docks in danger of letting loose and causing damage.They were all around 'Hero's' that evening!!! We are proud of you! Thanks again for your quick thinking in such an emergency! Kelly Gempler and Family (Witnesses) Boise, ID

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