Philadelphia Duck Boats

(A duck boat tour makes its brief excursion into the Delaware River earlier this month.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Duck Boats Will Not Operate On 1-Year Anniversary Of Deadly Barge Crash

The company that operates Philadelphia’s amphibious “duck boat” tours has announced that it will halt service for one day, July 7th, to mark the one-year anniversary of the deadly accident in which two Hungarian tourists riding in a duck boat on the Delaware River lost their lives.


Duck Boat Investigation

NTSB Expected To Release Report On Duck Boat Investigation

Two Hungarian tourists drowned on July 7th when a barge collided with a disabled duck boat full of passengers. The NTSB is expected to release a report Monday morning on its continuing investigation of the incident.