Notice to Mariners
Eric Canal – Amsterdam
June 7, 2017
Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Buoy G “217” in Amsterdam has been reported off station. This is on a riverine section of canal that is currently closed. Mariners are reminded to always favor the north side of the channel between Bridge E-19B (new, white pedestrian bridge, uncharted), and Lock E-11 to avoid shoaling from the outflow of the South Chuctanunda Creek.
To report a navigational aid missing, off station, damaged or extinguished, one can:
When reporting an Aid to Navigation anomaly please include as much of the following information as possible:
Waterway (canal, river, lake)
Approximate location (town, mileage, lock, etc.)
Nature of anomaly (missing, off station, damaged or extinguished)
Chart 14786 E-35 covering the affected at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e35.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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