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Captain JP back in business after slamming into Amtrak bridge earlier this year

May 08, 2019 06:58 PM

The Captain JP is ready for business this summer on the Hudson.

The ship is fully repaired after slamming into the Amtrak bridge back in January.

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As you'll remember, the Captain JP was one of a handful of boats and other vessels dislodged by ice jams and sent floating recklessly down the Hudson.

The boat slammed into the Congress Street Bridge before hitting and coming to a rest under the Livingston Avenue Rail Bridge.

The crashes caused more than $100,000 in damages.

Fortunately, the owner is insured.

NewsChannel 13 is told no major events on the boat had to be canceled or rescheduled.

Hear from a ship captain about the work needed to get the ship back in shape, by watching the video of Dan Levy's story.

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Dan Levy & WNYT Staff

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