Weather prevents recovery of vessel aground off Ludington

Weather prevents recovery of vessel aground off Ludington
A 76-foot pleasure craft rests near the shore off Ludington, Mich., after the operator grounded the vessel when he discovered it was taking on water, April 15, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Northern A1 Services) CHICAGO  —  Weather conditions in the vicinity of Big Sable Point near Ludington, Michigan, where a 76-foot recreational vessel was grounded Saturday, continue to hinder salvage...

Coast Guard recovers operator off grounded, flooding vessel near Ludington

Coast Guard recovers operator off grounded, flooding vessel near Ludington
A 76-foot pleasure craft rests near the shore off Ludington, Mich., after the operator grounded the vessel when he discovered it was taking on water, April 15, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Northern A1 Services) CHICAGO — A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Ludington, Michigan, assisted an operator off of his vessel that he grounded off Big Sable Point Saturday. The operator was on...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from freighter in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard from freighter in Lake Michigan
MILWAUKEE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who reportedly jumped overboard from a freighter near Big Sable Point in Lake Michigan early Sunday morning. Just before 2 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received a report, via Rescue 21 on VHF-FM Ch. 16, from the motor vessel Stewart J. Cort, a 989-foot, U.S.-flagged freighter owned by the Interlake Steamship...