Surprise for AICW Travelers, Ashley River, Charleston, SC Statute Mile 466
Friday’s Waterway travelers encountered an unusual sight on the northern edge of the channel when passing Charleston’s Battery. See Sunken Work Vessel for details. As of this morning, 4/13, the sunken barge has been recovered and the salvage equipment removed. See below. Our thanks to Officer Justin Heck for this notice.
CHARLESTON HARBOR, ASHLEY RIVER NAVIGATION ALERT
UPDATE: Navigation Alert related to sunken vessel in the Ashley River is hereby removed.
The work boat was successfully recovered from the waterway and all salvage equipment has been removed from the area.
This MSIB can be viewed at https://homeport.uscg.mil/port-directory/charleston. For questions or concerns regarding this MSIB, please contact Sector Charleston Waterways Management Division at (843) 740-3184 or the Sector’s 24-hour Command Center at (843) 740-7050 or on VHF channel 16.