Salvage Company Works on Sunken Boat in Mon
Morgantown Dominion Post
3 February 2016
STAR CITY — A salvage company worked Tuesday, Feb. 2, to raise a
sunken boat along the Monongahela River in Star City.
Officials work to
save a sinking ship Monday along the Monongahela River in Star
The Enchantress, owned by Grafton Mayor G. Thomas Bartlett III,
began sinking Monday afternoon at Star City Riverfront Park.
Star City Police Chief Vic Propst said Marion Hill Associates, of
Pittsburgh, used airbags to lift the boat Tuesday, so water could
be pumped out. A large barge with a crane was then to be used to
move the boat to a dry dock.
Those involved still weren’t sure what made the boat sink as of
Propst said Bartlett pays rent to keep his boat docked in Star
City year-round and has done so for at least 10 years