Salvage of Kimberly Selvick from Lake Michigan complete

Salvage of Kimberly Selvick from Lake Michigan complete
CHICAGO β€” Coast Guard personnel and salvage and cleanup crews completed the salvage of the towing vessel Kimberly Selvick from near Burnham Park on the shores of Lake Michigan, Saturday, and it has been towed to Calumet River Slip. The Kimberly Selvick became partially submerged Monday afternoon after it took on water trying to retrieve two barges that broke free during a tow. The salvage company...

Salvage operations begin on grounded tug

Salvage operations begin on grounded tug
CHICAGO β€” The Coast Guard continued to oversee salvage efforts of the towing vessel Kimberly Selvick in Lake Michigan off of Burnham Park, Friday afternoon. The Kimberly Selvick began taking on water and became partially submerged while trying to retrieve two barges that broke free during a tow, Monday afternoon. The Kimberly Selvick remains partially submerged. A dive survey of the hull has been...

Coast Guard response efforts continue at grounded tug

Coast Guard response efforts continue at grounded tug
CHICAGO β€”The Coast Guard continued its response to the grounded towing vessel Kimberly Selvick in Lake Michigan off of Burnahm Park Wednesday afternoon. Efforts to salvage the vessel are ongoing and weather conditions are delaying a pre-salvage damage assessment of the vessel and the staging of salvage assets. Until the weather improves, the Coast Guard will continue to work with the responsible...

Coast Guard continues response to grounded tug

Coast Guard continues response to grounded tug
CHICAGO β€” The Coast Guard is continuing its response to the grounded towing vessel Kimberly Selvick in Lake Michigan off of Burnahm Park. The vessel remains partially submerged, while the two barges that broke free from the tug Monday afternoon have been removed and towed to Calumet Harbor Fleeting. The vessel began taking on water and became partially submerged while trying to retrieve the two...