Archive of: Sinkings & Capsizings

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Coast Guard investigating towboat sinking near Baton Rouge

Michelle Ann sank near a bulk carrier at a Mississippi River anchorage

Web Bulletin 2019
Crew rescued as towboat sinks in Louisiana; sheen reported

Crew rescued as towboat sinks in Louisiana; sheen reported

The good Samaritan vessel Rod C. responds to St. Rita near Laplace

Web Bulletin 2019
Casualty flashback: Fatal sinking of the tanker Bow Mariner

Casualty flashback: Fatal sinking of the tanker Bow Mariner

The loss of the ship off Virginia 15 years ago led to important safety improvements

Web Bulletin 2019

Two barges sink after Vicksburg bridge strike

M/V Chad Tregrache was guiding a 30-barge tow when the incident occurred

Web Bulletin 2019
NTSB cites open hatches, 'ongoing watertight issues' in fatal towboat sinking

NTSB cites open hatches, 'ongoing watertight issues' in fatal towboat sinking

Both crewmen aboard Ricky Robinson died when the vessel sank near Memphis, Tenn.

Web Bulletin 2019
Crew escapes as towboat capsizes on Ohio River

Crew escapes as towboat capsizes on Ohio River

The three mariners who were aboard Ed McLaughlin are reported in stable condition

Web Bulletin 2019

Crew rescued after towboat capsizes in Tennessee River

The two crewmembers from Tom Bussler are in stable condition after the incident near Kentucky Lock and Dam

Web Bulletin 2019
Seven barges sink at dam after Louisville bridge strike, breakaway

Seven barges sink at dam after Louisville bridge strike, breakaway

Fifteen barges broke away after a bridge allision in downtown Louisville, Ky., on Christmas Day, and seven later sank against a dam located just downriver.

March 2019
Crew rescued after towboat capsizes in Intracoastal Waterway

Crew rescued after towboat capsizes in Intracoastal Waterway

Four crewmembers escaped from a towboat that capsized and partially sank in the Intracoastal Waterway near Brunswick, Ga.

March 2019
NTSB: Lack of requirement to close deck doors led to sinking

NTSB: Lack of requirement to close deck doors led to sinking

Rapid downflooding through an open deck door caused a towboat to sink last year near Sulphur, La., according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

December/January 2019
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