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JOHN A DOWNS

On March 3, 1985 the113 foot tugboat John A Downs was towing three barges. While maneuvering in heavy seas the Downs collided with one of her own barges. The resulting massive hole was her doom. Her captain and crew abandoned the tug onto one of the barges. The Downs slipped beneath the waves and now sits in over 230 feet of water.
 
 
   

 

 

 

 
 

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