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Several boats and docks damaged by snow at Jamestown Marina

115′ houseboat “Male Order” sinking

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Even when Most of the snow has already melted from the weekend’s winter storm, but the damage has already been felt on Lake Cumberland. Several boats and docks sunk or collapsed under the weight of 20 inches of heavy snow at Jamestown Marina, including a 115′ houseboat: The Boats outer area are damage but the deep cycle marine is still having power and working also.

Here are more pictures of the damage, via the Lake Cumberland Boaters Facebook page:

Jamestown Marina posted this update on the docks that have collapsed:

EAST SIDE
North slips – Roof Collapse
600 East: Roof damage and dock is underwater.
500 East: Roof Damage and dock is underwater.
100 East (front row): Roof appears to be sitting on houseboats.

WEST SIDE
100 West (front row): Roof Collapse
300 West: Roof Collapse
400 West: Roof damage and dock is underwater.
500 West: Roof damage and dock is underwater.
600 West: Roof damage and dock is underwater.
700 West: Roof damage and dock is underwater.

Several other marinas on Lake Cumberland suffered damage, including Grider Hill Marina in Clinton County:

Another reminder that the snow isn’t always fun.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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4 Comments for Several boats and docks damaged by snow at Jamestown Marina



  1. RealCatsFan
    9:49 am January 26, 2016 Permalink

    Green River Lake in Campbellsville also had damage from roofs collapsing. I hope those folks were paid up with their insurance! There were probably hundreds of boats that suffered significant damage from this, and I have to wonder if the affected marinas will have the damage repaired in time for the summer. This will run well into the millions of dollars when all is added up.

    Being a boat owner myself, I feel their pain. Goes to show once again that the boat itself can be the cheap part of boat ownership. Wait until you add up the gas, insurance, and maintenance!



  2. Living Legend
    10:19 am January 26, 2016 Permalink

    “They never walked on the Moon, and Elvis ain’t dead, you ain’t going crazy its all in your head”, Diamond Rio. Matt, Shannon should play that!



  3. Bluebloodtoo
    10:21 am January 26, 2016 Permalink

    yeah, I was expecting some roof damage from all that snow, but didn’t see this one coming. This is the kind of stuff that put businesses under. Hope the Marina has good insurance, even that might not save them when the insurance rates go up because of this.



  4. TheNewOriginal
    12:00 pm January 26, 2016 Permalink

    Male Order was an incredible boat. A shame that someone didn’t get one of the gas powered/high volume pumps to it when they saw that it was supporting the majority the collapsed roof weight.