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    Heavy rains and wind managed to move a massive boat that has been stuck on a rocky perch near Niagara Falls for more than a century. It’s now just over 2,000 feet from the edge of the horseshoe falls.» Subscribe to NBC News: nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
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    Boat Stuck At Niagara Falls For More Than 100 Years Comes Loose | NBC Nightly News

    Published on 15 days ago

    Comments

    1. i gumby

      2 men rescued 3 men lived!!!!

    2. Legend Cox

      Someone give it a push, we all know what we want to see.

    3. Krumple Themal

      See global warming isn't all bad..

    4. johnny fontane

      You call this news

    5. Robert Johnson

      You would think when the water got up it would push it down the river

    6. Sparky's Space

      I have to admire nature's work ethic here, slowly tearing down and disposing of our junk, I could not help but imagine Niagara Falls as a giant toilet.

    7. charli3 brown

      Nobody. Gives. A. Ship.

    8. Violetine

      More importantly... *why was the ship going to the falls in the first place*

    9. connor Wood

      Everyone it's only 104 years I live there I know it!

    10. jesse Waldron

      funny enough, nobody here in the city of niagara falls is talking about this lol

    11. Vladimir Hammerstein

      Water, fire and wind will always win.

    12. Mike B

      Perhaps Greta can use this to get back across the ocean?

    13. ME262MKI

      Bet is gonna stay in that position for another 101 years

    14. 777Ryank

      Fake news

    15. rackedupmoneyball

      You can go in tunnels under the fall might b me cool to be there when she goes down

    16. Mr nothing

      Withoooot😂

    17. Ben Briscoe Oregon

      🤣🤣🤣 NBC fans 😂🤣😂 good one 😂😂

    18. Test Fortester

      History

    19. nathanlief

      If you had more videos like this instead of just Anti-Trump videos I would consider subscribing.

    20. Nigel Hay

      Scow didn’t move far... ussel.info/video/video/zXzOjZijxX6ibH0.html

    21. james dupree

      Stop lying slavery is Dead 💀

    22. toastin wafles

      i saw this on CNN 10 lol

    23. abcde 1234

      This was interesting but I was looking for news about the J.Epstein cover up. Anybody doing real journalism?

    24. Jacob

      Climate change..

    25. CreeperGamerHD

      *Just go in Creative mode and fly and remove a few blocks and there it goes down problem solved*

    26. Ramses Cooper

      Only we can get the Titanic out like this

    27. Colleen Martinez

      Wow thanks for ALL that interesting information!

    28. Mr Nightmare23

      PIVOT!

    29. Ryan Cool

      Omg I thought it said boy not boat

    30. bruv ok

      You guys its just the *flying dutchmans boat*

    31. Jim Cummings

      NBC News covering all the stories that matter... the level of trivia and irrelevance in USA corporate media is really impressive in its banality and its mediocrity... is USA filled only with morons now?

    32. California State

      They should pull it out that's super cool

    33. Steven chill

      Ok subscribed

    34. Andrew John

      Watching the current above the falls gives you a sense of the inevitability.

    35. kip1616

      www.change.org/p/niagara-falls-city-council-william-red-hill-sr-statue?recruiter=45521821&Search%3ESAP%3EAU%20CA%3ENonBrand%3EExact&recruited_by_id=a3abdee0-795e-0130-19c5-38ac6f16cbb1&Av5

    36. kip1616

      The whole story of the stranded scow On August 6, 1918, The Niagara Scow carrying two men broke the line that had kept it attached to a tugboat, and the swift current in the upper river brought the scow close to the brink of the Horseshoe Falls. The two men on the scow, Gustave F Lofberg and Frank Harris of the Great Lakes Dredge and Docks Company,[8] tried to slow the scow. Some reports suggest that they opened two latches on the bottom of the scow to allow water to enter in order to ground the vessel, but others indicate they did not have time to do so. In any event, the vessel did become caught on some rocks roughly 750 metres (2,500 feet) upriver from the brink.[9] Darkness was approaching when the United States Coast Guard mounted their gun on the roof of the Toronto Power House and shot a rope to the scow.  The old scow just above the Horseshoe Falls (2009 photo) A breeches buoy was then sent out but became tangled and snarled. Red Hill Sr. volunteered to try to reach the men. Using the rope, Red Hill Sr. set out at 3 a.m. with spotlights glaring to light his path. A wrong move on his part would bring almost certain death. Hand over hand Red Hill struggled against the strong current to reach his destination, however, hindered by darkness, Hill was not able to untangle the ropes and gave up at 3 a.m. The rescue was called off until the light of day. By 8:30 a.m., Red Hill was again attempting to free the ropes, this time being successful with the aid of the men on the scow.[10] By 10 a.m. the men had been safely returned to the shore. According to historian Sherman Zavitz, "If it hadn’t been for (Hill’s) willingness, the story might not have had such a happy ending".[11] Hill was awarded a Royal Canadian Humane association medal for his role in saving Lofberg and Harris.[12] At the time of the rescue, Hill had been home for only a few days after four years of service in France during in World War I, where he had been gassed and wounded. He had been awarded two medals for bravery and returned to Canada in a badly underweight condition.[13][14] Today visitors to Niagara Falls can still see the badly deteriorated old scow in the river above the Horseshoe Falls, although its location shifted by about 50 metres during a storm on 31 October 2019.[15]

    37. William Bohlman

      Watch it with the the sound down. Its the dumbest thing ever

    38. killacaliboy kotastrophie

      I had no idea

    39. brody pereira

      I waited the whole time to see if it would fall over the falls. Waste of time

    40. howtobebasic 2

      soon the boat will go over the falls

    41. Kyle P.

      News in America “Tonight the country is on the brink of civil war. Jeffrey Epstein didn’t commit suicide. And Trump yelled at someone on Twitter. News in Canada “Good evening. A boat almost fell off the Niagara Falls 100 years ago is about to almost fall off again. Taking you live now to anxiously await its plummet with 24/7 live streaming coverage.”

    42. Nayops 19

      I just went there as my high school graduation party❗️👏🏼

    43. Hannah_111

      good thing i left in time lmao

    44. One and One is One

      How many clicked because they thought they would see the ship go over the falls?

    45. Bill Sye

      Stupid video

    46. mm 2018

      They should put hydroelectric generators on every part that they can.. show the true power of the falls

    47. Ismail Chavez

      Kodak black’s Halloween spirit drove da boat

    48. Bird Man

      That’s Trumps fault

    49. Claire K

      Pewdiepie was there that day

    50. Anthony O.T Hector

      Niagara Falls is giving us a lesson in persistence. "Persistence prevails when all else fails.".... results WILL follow...even if it takes 100 yrs!

    51. ZekSkywalker 7824

      U cant stop Nature bois

    52. XxWALHALAxX MOZZA

      Legend has it the boat’s still clinging to the rocks to this day

    53. Jerry Bean

      Pirates Of The Carribean theme intensifies.

    54. Bonnies Music

      so cool

    55. Meme Plug

      When you finally get that piece of food out of your teeth

    56. d fobroy

      Lmao. news reporter needs to do a little research on difference between boats and barges. just pointing out the obvious before someone wants to argue definitions and tell me I'm toxic for differing opinions. SMH lil one

    57. dave oneil

      It comes lose and then it got stuck again?

    58. Eloise Harris

      "Dang Mother Nature is no joke" Hopefully that mean something better for my hometown I'm born and raised in Niagara Falls New York never knew that I thought it was a big piece of something but never a boat VERY INTERESTING! I learn something new all the time about this 7th wonder of the world 😀

    59. DUMBMERICA WAS NEVER GREAT!!

      I hope everyone's all right

    60. Don Simonds

      Listen those two guys that were on that barge we're not relieved when the barge got stuck before it went over the falls. Don't you know those two guys planned this out, everyone else is going over in a barrel, they wanted to try it in a boat.