City of Tonawanda divers recover sunken boat

Posted at 10:47 AM, Apr 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-14 10:47:57-04

Authorities say a sunken boat was recovered from Ellicott Creek by City of Tonawanda Police Divers Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the 19 foot fiberglass boat was located 100 feet north of Swistons on Young Street. The City of Tonawanda Police Underwater squad placed inflators underneath the boat to prop it up, and attached a cable to bring the vessel to the surface. 

The boat was taken to the Harbor Yacht Club, where it was taken out of the water and towed out of the water, police say. 

Police added that the location of where the boat was recovered was 12 feet deep. Authorities are looking to find more information on who owned the boat.