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Grounded 1,000-foot coal ship in St. Marys River has been refloated

The 1,000-foot coal ship that ran aground in the St. Marys River, blocking the channel, has been refloated

Web Bulletin 2012

Columbia River body identified as crewman who fell off sternwheeler

Authorities say a body found floating in the Columbia River is that of the 35-year-old crewman who fell off the sternwheeler Queen of the West last week

Web Bulletin 2012

Thousand-foot coal boat aground in Michigan's St. Marys River

The 1,000-foot freighter Paul R. Tregurtha has been damaged in a hard bow-and-stern grounding in the St. Marys River and the stuck vessel spans the entire channel

Web Bulletin 2012

Coast Guard: 600 tons of oiled cargo removed from Jireh

The U.S. Coast Guard says 600 tons of oiled cargo have been safely removed from the grounded 202-foot freighter Jireh

Web Bulletin 2012

Seattle ferry turns back to berth after smoke developed in engine room

The ferry Rachel Marie turned around and returned to a marina to disembark passengers after smoke was discovered coming from a generator

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Nine passengers injured when Chicago tour boat slams into dock

The Chicago River tour boat The Lila lost power and struck a concrete dock, injuring 9 passengers

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Crewman missing after falling off Columbia River sternwheeler

The Coast Guard said a crewman on the sternwheeler Queen of the West fell off the vessel and has not been found

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Crewman seriously burned while fighting fire on box ship

A 55-year-old crewman aboard the containership Jupiter suffered burns while fighting an onboard fire off Calif.

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Passenger burned in explosion aboard Maine charter boat

One passenger was burned when a butane stove exploded aboard a charter vessel off the coast of Maine

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Ore boat runs hard aground in Lake Huron

The freighter Buffalo, carrying iron ore pellets, ran aground in Lake Huron near Sarnia

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