Coast Guard responds to sunken towing vessel in Mississippi River

ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard supervised the salvage of the sunken towing vessel Bill Pehler from its moorings in the Mississippi River, Saturday, at approximately 5 p.m. The salvage company Okie Moore delivered a crane barge to the scene, Saturday, and began operations to remove the vessel at approximately 8 a.m. The Crimson Glory, a 170-foot uninspected towing vessel (UTV), brought the Bill Pehler...