Oliver Hazard Perry to be returned to Fort Adams after engine failure

THE OLIVER HAZARD PERRY lost engine power Sunday evening impacting four vessel in the Newport Harbor. The ship is expected to be returned to Fort Adams Monday afternoon. / COURTESY U.S. COAST GUARD
THE OLIVER HAZARD PERRY lost engine power Sunday evening impacting four vessel in the Newport Harbor. The ship is expected to be returned to Fort Adams Monday afternoon. / COURTESY U.S. COAST GUARD
NEWPORT – On Sunday evening the Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry lost engine power while leaving the Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, causing the ship to make contact with four boats docked in Newport Harbor. The ship’s propellers got caught in a dock line, which caused the power outage, according to a statement from Oliver Hazard…
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