Coast Guard warns mariners of sunken tug boat in Boston Harbor

No Admittance - Safety  ZoneBOSTON – The Coast Guard has established a safety zone Tuesday after the 55-foot tug boat Emily Anne sank east of Deer Island Tuesday morning.

The safety zone encompasses part of the North Channel and prohibits transit of deep draft vessels.

The South Channel remains open and may be used by vessels that may safely navigate it.

Plans to locate the vessel were canceled Tuesday due to weather restrictions. Attempts to locate the vessel will resume Wednesday morning.

If you have any questions please contact the Coast Guard Sector Boston Command Center at 617-223-5757.

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