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Coast Guard responds to barge collision in Corpus Christi Ship Channel

A gash in the hull of a barge is the result of a collision between the tugboats Yellowfin and Capt. Warren that occurred in the Corpus Christi ship channel, Dec. 17, 2013. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi has dispatched marine investigators to determine the cause of the collision. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)



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This work, Coast Guard responds to barge collision in Corpus Christi Ship Channel, by PO2 Stephen Lehmann, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.17.2013

Date Posted:12.17.2013 19:57

Photo ID:1139573

VIRIN:131217-G-ZZ999-001

Resolution:480x640

Size:183.77 KB

Location:CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, USGlobe

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