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Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Tugboat salvage may cost $500K
Sunken tug is navigational hazard near channel

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary scientists on Monday conducted a preliminary review of a steel-hull tugboat that sank off Key West near the main shipping channel.

The 81-foot tugboat Tilly sank two miles off Fort Zachary Taylor State Park sometime before 6 p.m. Friday, according to reports received by the Coast Guard.

The roughly 100-ton vessel was...

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