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In August, 1939, while working the Kennebec River in Bath, Maine, strong currents took control of the Tender Ilex and forced her beneath the metal superstructure of the iron Carleton toll bridge, “jamming her” beneath the structure. Workers labored with cutting torches for hours to free her before she was crushed by the rising tide.
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