The 84 foot long tugboat The Specialist allided and sank on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge, New York. The tug was pushing a barge from Albany and was headed to Jersey City when it struck another barge moored at the construction site around the Tappan Zee Bridge. The Specialist quickly sank after the allision. Reports state all three crew on board perished. Authorities searched the area and found one of the tug’s crewmen in the water, but the other two were still missing. Pollution was spotted around the sunken tug as the vessel had some 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board.