Pier at Naval Weapons Station damaged in boat crash

Published: Sep. 5, 2022 at 10:05 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 5, 2022 at 11:11 PM EDT
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GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCSC) - Coast Guard Sector Charleston is investigating a boat at the Naval Weapons Station in Goose Creek Monday afternoon.

The crash was reported around 5 p.m. when an oil and chemical tanker called the Bow Triumph crashed into the Wharf Bravo Pier, causing “significant damage” to the pier, Public Affairs Specialist Vincent Moreno said.

The vessel moored at the Odfjell SE facility, he said. There was no indication that the tanker sustained any damage in the crash.

A Coast Guard prevention team is investigating the incident. Moreno said they will continue the investigation Tuesday morning when visibility will be better.

No injuries were reported in the crash.