Pontoon boat recovered from Van Buren Co. lake | Information


Officers say the pontoon floats had leaks in them which brought about it to sink.

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Dive teams recovering the pontoon boat (Photo courtesy of the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office)
Dive groups recovering the pontoon boat (Picture courtesy of the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Workplace)

PAW PAW TOWNSHIP, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A sunken boat is now again on the shore because of the Van Buren County and Allegan County Dive Groups.

The “Duffy Cat” 16-foot pontoon boat sank in Brownwood Lake in Paw Paw Township on Might 25th whereas being operated by the proprietor and a few mates, however fortunately no one was injured.

A number of weeks in a while June 13th, the 2 dive groups recovered the boat about 36-feet beneath throughout a coaching dive, put raise baggage beneath it, introduced it again to the floor, and pulled it to shore.

They are saying the pontoon floats had leaks in them that had been submitting up with water, which brought about it to sink.