Coast Guard investigates pier allision in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Duluth is investigating an allision between the laker Edwin H. Gott and a pier near the Port Terminal Pier here, Friday, at approximately 1 p.m.

There are no reports of injuries or pollution; however, the 1004-footer sustained minor damage to its exterior hull above the water line on the starboard side, while docked at its winter lay-up berth.

The Coast Guard is working closely with the vessel’s owner, Great Lakes Fleet Inc., to ensure safe repairs for the crew and the environment.

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