River Cruise Ship Strikes Naval Ship, No Injuries Reported

A small river cruise ship, the Dutch Apple II, reportedly lost power and struck a retired naval vessel.

The U.S.S. Slater, a decommissioned destroyer from World War II, operates as a museum now. It sits in the Hudson River in Albany New York and “offers hour-long guided tours, youth group overnight camping, and a historic location to hold naval reunions.”

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Apparently, the Dutch Apple II suffered minor damages in the collision. Engine troubles are to blame. Fortunately, there were no injuries from passengers and crew from either ship.

Read more about the story here in the Albany Times Union: Coast Guard Investigating After Cruise Ship Strikes U.S.S. Slater

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