The Whippoorwill boat, which suffered the worst water disaster in Kansas history, is being revived

Brothers Josh and Matt Abramovitz hope to get the 45-ton craft out on Perry Lake east of Topeka by the Fourth of July. The Whippoorwill was capsized by a tornado 40 years ago in Pomona Lake, killing 16 people.
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Brothers Josh and Matt Abramovitz hope to get the 45-ton craft out on Perry Lake east of Topeka by the Fourth of July. The Whippoorwill was capsized by a tornado 40 years ago in Pomona Lake, killing 16 people.

Tornado sunk this Kansas cruise boat in 1978, killing 16. Owners hope it floats again.

June 22, 2018 05:15 AM