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Str. Portland runs aground on her way to Steamboat Race

Posted 06-29-2008 at 04:00 PM by Franz Neumeier
Updated 09-27-2009 at 03:25 AM by Franz Neumeier
The Steamer Portland has ran aground just east of The Bridge of the Gods on the Columbia River one and a half miles east of the Bonneville Dam on Friday night, June 27, 2008. An undisclosed mechanical problem caused failure of the propulsion and the Portland hit seom rocks, according to one source. No injuries amongst the 97 passengers has been reported and the hull and structure of the boat hasn't been damaged according to initial reports.

The Portland was on her way to participate...
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