Mariners' Advisory Committee
for the Bay & River Delaware
www.MacDelRiv.org
   
Posted   10-03-2018 20:15    
SAFETY BROADCAST NOTICE TO MARINERS
1. SECDB BNM 453-18
A. PA/NJ – DELAWARE RIVER – MIFFLIN RANGE (CHART 12312)
2. A LOST ANCHOR HAS BEEN REPORTED IN MIFFLIN RANGE AT APPROXIMATE LOCATION 39 DEGREES 52.023 MINUTES NORTH LATITUDE, 75 DEGREES 13.004 WEST LONGITUDE. THE ANCHOR IS EXPECTED TO BE LOCATED ON THE RED SIDE OF THE CHANNEL APPROXIMATELY HALF WAY DOWN THE MANTUA CREEK ANCHORAGE. VESSELS ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN CLEAR OF THE AREA UNTIL THE LOCATION OF THE LOST ANCHOR HAS BEEN LOCATED AND RETRIEVAL HAS BEEN COMPLETED. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.

See attached chart for preliminary approximate anchor position as reported by vessel crew.
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