Stories tagged with: Coast Guard Inspection

April 4, 2013 - 5:10pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

The Lorena could spend her summer season on shore.

The sternwheeler was expected back in the Muskingum River May 1 after it was removed last week for a coast guard inspection.

Muskingum County Commissioner Jim Porter said that to run this summer the vessel must have serious work done. The Coast Guard found several areas that need rewelded and a lot of the hull on the sides has to be replaced and that could come at a major expense.

Currently, the county's maintenance...

March 28, 2013 - 3:03pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

At over one hundred feet long and 59 tons moving the Lorena Sternwheeler is no easy task.

As crews from Dingey Movers Incorporated worked to bring the sternwheeler ashore at Riverside Park conditions made it a little rougher than usual.

"Last year we had a little more water which helped," said Captain Bill Page. "We didn't have to pull it up quite as far and we didn't have the wind we have today. It doesn't take much wind to move that boat."

Captain Page...

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