GREEN BAY, WI (CBSDFW.COM) – A bad Sunday afternoon for a boater in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The unidentified man’s boat was crushed by a ‘bulk carrier’ shortly before the large ship hit a bridge in that city.
The man was filming the incident at the time. He could be heard saying, “It’s actually closer to my boat than I thought.” A short time later, crunching could be heard on the video as the vessel pushed the smaller boat into the dock.READ MORE: Ones For Texas: Say Thanks To Non-Profit Organizations During 'North Texas Giving Day'
According to WBAY-TV no one was hurt in the incident.
The vessel – known as the Kaye E. Barker — is owned by the Interlake Steamship Company and was built in 1952.
Green Bay police report that the Main St. Bridge has been reopened.READ MORE: 'It's Our Job': Firefighters Rescue Passenger Suffering Medical Emergency On Southwest Flight
Kaye E. Barker was built by the American Shipbuilding Company in Toledo.
It was originally named Edward B Greene and was the flagship of the Cleveland-Cliffs Steamship Company fleet.
The ship was lengthened with the addition of a 120-foot midbody section at Fraser Shipyards Inc, Superior Wisconsin, in 1976.MORE NEWS: 1 Pilot In North Texas Military Jet Crash Released, 1 Remains Hospitalized
Then in 1981, American Ship Building Company of Toledo converted her into a self-unloader.