Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads responds to sinking barge

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard received a report of a barge taking on water in the vicinity of Cape Henry, Monday at approximately 5 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders received the report from the captain of the tugboat Lucinda Smith, stating that the 220-foot freight deck barge Dick Z, which they were towing, had begun taking on water. In an attempt to control the flooding the...