Coast Guard responds to allision at Long Wharf, Boston

25 BostonBOSTON — A Coast Guard investigating officer and a marine inspector are responded to an allision Saturday afternoon involving three Boston Harbor cruise ships.

No injuries or pollution have been reported.

At approximately 10:20 a.m. the Coast Guard was notified that the Boston Harbor Cruises ship Regency had allided with two other Boston Harbor Cruises Ships, the Rookie and Aurora at the pier.

Regency was returning to Long Wharf with passengers when it reportedly suffered a mechanical failure and drifted into the two other ships.

Rookie and Aurora had no passengers aboard at the time and did not appear to be damaged.

Regency reported minor damage above the waterline.

A Coast Guard investigating officer investigating the cause and a Coast Guard marine inspector will inspect all three ships prior to them returning to service.

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