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Flaming Duck on the River Thames – 30 Passengers Escape with Minor Injuries

In wholly unrelated news, one day after the people of Pittsburgh held a party on the Allegheny River to celebrate the arrival of the Rubber Duck (as well as to kick-off the Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts), see our recent … Continue reading

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Update: $17 Million Settlement in Duck Boat Tragedy Lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in the civil lawsuit over the deaths of two Hungarian tourists and other passenger injuries when  a barge pushed by a K-Sea tug, Caribbean Sea, struck the disabled “Duck boat” DUKW 34 at anchor in … Continue reading

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Video of Duckboat Being Run Down by Barge Released

On July 7, 2010, a barge struck the disabled “Duck boat” DUKW 34 at anchor in the Delaware River off Philadelphia.  Of the 35 passengers aboard, two died.  Last November, the tug’s mate was sentenced to a year and a day in … Continue reading

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Update: Plea Bargain in Delaware Duck Boat/Barge Collision

Last July, a barge pushed by the tug Caribbean Sea struck a disabled tourist “duck boat” at anchor in the Delaware River.   Two tourists drowned in the collision.  A report by the National Transportation Safety Board said the tug’s mate Matthew Devlin was on his … Continue reading

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Update: Deadly Distraction Led to Duck Boat Deaths

Not quite a year ago, a tourist amphibious “duck boat” was run down on the Delaware River  by barge on the hip of  the tug boat, Caribbean Sea.  Two passengers died in the collision.   The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued … Continue reading

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Update: Duck Boats Return to the Delaware

The Ducks have returned to the Delaware River.   Not mallards, but duck boats. Last July a tug pushing a barge ran down a disabled “Duck boat” DUKW 34 at anchor in the Delaware River off Philadelphia. Two of the 35 … Continue reading

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Mate on the Phone With his Mother During Collision with Duck Boat

Last July, there was a collision involving the tug Caribbean Sea pushing a barge and a disabled “Duck boat” DUKW 34 at anchor in the Delaware River off Philadelphia. Two of the 35 passengers on the duck boat drowned in … Continue reading

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Tug Caribbean Sea Never Responded to Duck Boat in Fatal Collision

On July 7th, we posted about a collision between a barge towed by the tug Caribbean Sea and a disabled “Duck boat” DUKW 34 at anchor in the Delaware River off Philadelphia.  Two of the 35 passengers on the duck … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Duck Boat Overturns in Collision with Barge in Delaware River

A tourist amphibious duck boat overturned after colliding with a barge in the Delaware River this after noon.   Of the 37 aboard the duck boat, two are still reported missing. Philadelphia Duck Boat Overturns; Dozens Rescued

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