Horrifying Video Shows Fatal Tugboat Sinking on Hudson River

GRAPHIC WARNING: This video may be disturbing to some viewers. Some horrifying new video has been released showing last month's fatal sinking of the tugboat Specialist on the Hudson River underneath the Tappan Zee Bridge. Three crew members were killed when the 90-foot tugboat, one of three escorting a barge down the river, struck a moored construction barge and sank … [Read more...]

Tappan Zee Tugboat Captain Dies on Hudson River

The captain of a tugboat involved in the construction of the new span of the Tappan Zee Bridge has died after suffering a medical emergency aboard the vessel. Rockland County Sheriff's Marine Unit says it responded Monday night to a report of an emergency aboard the Tappan Zee Constructors tugboat Pilgrim on the Hudson River in the area of Tilcon quarry, located a few miles … [Read more...]

Sunken Tugboat Pulled from Hudson River with Body of Third Victim

A giant crane was used to lift a sunken tugboat from the bottom of the Hudson River almost two weeks after it collided with a barge and sank at the Tappan Zee Bridge. Recovered from inside the vessel was the body of the third victim, crew member Harry Hernandez. The 90-foot tug Specialist sank in the early morning hours on March 12 after colliding with a construction … [Read more...]

Second Body Recovered After Tugboat Collision on New York’s Hudson River

NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - A second body was recovered in the Hudson River on Sunday a day after a tugboat collided with a barge and sank at the Tappan Zee Bridge, where a new span north of New York City is under construction, authorities said. The body of Timothy Conklin, 29, of Westbury, New York, was pulled from the river. A third person aboard the boat, Henry … [Read more...]