Coast Guard, locals responding to collision, ships dragging anchor, grounding in lower Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard, locals responding to collision, ships dragging anchor, grounding in lower Chesapeake Bay
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is working with local response agencies and the Virginia and Maryland Pilots after receiving a report of a collision between two ships in the Thimble Shoal Channel and are responding to several subsequent reports of ships dragging anchor in the lower Chesapeake Bay. The 79-foot rig vessel, Petite, and the 1065-foot container ship, MSC Charleston, reportedly collided...