Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Vischer Ferry
July 12, 2019
Mariners are advised that a channel encroachment exists due to dredging operations at Vischer Ferry, Town of Clifton Park. The dredging area is between buoy R32A and buoy R34, east of Lock E-7 Vischer Ferry. When transiting this area boaters should use the south side of the navigation channel. Use caution and proceed at a "No-Wake" speed of not more than 5 mph and be aware of submerged cables in the work area.
Please contact the dredge operator on Marine Channel 13 before proceeding through the area.
Chart 14786 E-39 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e39.png
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern.
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