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Flotilla 054-03-03
 Kilmarnock, Virginia

 

 

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RAPPAHANNOCK "10" ACCIDENT - 05JUL10

 

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AUX 27137 TOWS WAX BARREL OUT OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER ON 02JUL11

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BRIAN MCARDLE (L) & WALLY DAWSON (R) WITH A 55 GALLON WAX BARREL IN TOW BY AUX 27137. NOT PICTURED IS JIM THOMAS.

 

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WHILE ON A MARITIME OBSERVATION SAFETY PATROL A 55 GALLON BARREL WAS FOUND IN THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CHANNEL 1 MILE WEST OF "6R". THE BARREL WAS REPORTED TO STATION MILFORD HAVEN, WHO CONTACTED SECTOR HAMPTON ROADS. SECTOR REQUESTED THAT THE BARREL BE REMOVED FROM THE RIVER TO AVOID A POSSIBLE ACCIDENT. BEING TOO HEAVY TO TAKE ABOARD THE BARREL WAS TOWED TO "SAFE HARBOR".

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