Video Shows Dredge Vessel at Work on Block Island

The Block Island Times has posted a an up-close look at the Army Corps of Engineer’s barge Currituck dredging the New Harbor channel. The unique vessel vacuums sediment from the bottom of the channel and then dumps it in deep water.

Fishermen in the area were casting their lines in the wake of the Currituck, which dredges up bait that attracts predatory fish.