Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Town of Amsterdam
June 19, 2017
Mariners are advised of a 64’ pleasure vessel grounded north of the channel between Erie Canal buoys R’246” & R “248”. Mariners are to steer clear of this vessel and to pass at idle speed.
Mariners are additionally advised that the pool elevation between Locks E11 Amsterdam and E12 Tribes Hill is being raised to assist in freeing this vessel.
Chart 14786 E-34 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e34.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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