‘Ghost’ Finally Getting Safe
Posted: May 15, 2013 | By: Northern Neck News
A menace lurking just below the waters of the Rappahannock will soon be safely marked and mapped due to a joint venture between two Essex and Richmond County organizations.
On May 9, Tappahannock Councilman and Essex Rotary member Pete Trible presented a plan to Richmond County Supervisors, formulated in conjunction with the Warsaw-Richmond County Rotary, to finally install buoys at what he called the “Ghost of the Caponka.”
The Caponka, a wrecked and sunken vessel, rests just outside Hoskins Creek but before the navigable channel of the Rappahannock River.
For years, it was visible to boaters, however, that has recently changed.
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