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Omega Aground at Atlantic Highlands after the remains of Tropical Storm Ernesto came through.
Omega Aground at Atlantic Highlands after the remains of Tropical Storm Ernesto came through.
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Tow Boat US dug a trench next to Omega and she tipped into it.
Tow Boat US dug a trench next to Omega and she tipped into it.
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She slid into the ditch and went from 20 degrees list to starboard to 45 degrees to port with a loud crunch!
She slid into the ditch and went from 20 degrees list to starboard to 45 degrees to port with a loud crunch!
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As the tide came in she started to float.
As the tide came in she started to float.
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Omega leans further to port!
Omega leans further to port!
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P1010250
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The salvage company brought in a large tug to pull her off but the tide wasn't high enough and the skeg and rudder hit the sand bar and tore a hole in the bottom. She almst sank!
The salvage company brought in a large tug to pull her off but the tide wasn't high enough and the skeg and rudder hit the sand bar and tore a hole in the bottom. She almst sank!
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They then towed her to the marina where she was hauled and put safely on land. Note how low in the water she is floating. By this time there was 2 feet of water inside! Yuk.
They then towed her to the marina where she was hauled and put safely on land. Note how low in the water she is floating. By this time there was 2 feet of water inside! Yuk.
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