Box Ship Afloat Again After Running Aground


Officials announced early Tuesday morning that the freighter that became stuck in Lake Erie near Fairport Harbor over the weekend is floating again, Cleveland Times.

The incident

According to the Great Lakes division of the U.S. Coast Guard, the American Courage was able to move again on its own and was heading back towards Fairport Harbor.

The ship, which initially originated from Marblehead, ran aground on Sunday in Lake Erie at the mouth of the Grand River.

Several tug boats and a nearby ship were brought in to help move the ship and offload cargo to make it lighter.

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Source: Cleveland Times


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