Cargo ship runs aground in St. Marys River

Cargo ship runs aground in St. Marys River
The merchant vessel Calumet sits hard aground in shallow water outside of the channel on St. Marys River, southeast of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, August 10, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN — A 629-foot U.S. cargo ship ran aground on the north side of Sugar Island in the St. Marys River, Wednesday at 11:40 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard investigates grounded freighter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of the 575-foot motor vessel Pollux, which ran aground 2-miles east of Gadsden Point in Hillsborough Bay, Fla., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a call at 11:15 p.m., from the Cooperative Vessel Traffic Service that the Pollux had run aground and could not move under its own power. The Pollux,...