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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal –Vischer Ferry

October 3, 2021

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-7 (Vischer Ferry) will only be passing vessels with a maximum beam of 21 feet due to an inoperable upper gate until further notice.

Maintenance crews have been dispatched.

Updates will follow.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at 


Features along the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the "Notice to Mariners" program at

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