Stuck in the Mud

Times Photos by JIM ROBINSON

A mechanical failure led to a dredge boat becoming stranded just off Scout Park over the weekend.

 

The starter on the dredging boat went out Friday, according to dredging supervisor Pat Kelly.  The boat was tugged to the near shore to moor overnight. 

 

Kelly said workers on Saturday tried with a few smaller boats to bring the dredging boat to shore but were unable to.

 

On Monday, a starter that was ordered came in the mail. The boat roared off with a shove.

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