USCG Rescues Freighter Stuck on Ice

Credits: USCG Great Lakes photos

A freighter is once again making its way up the Detroit River after becoming temporarily stuck in the ice, reports CBC.

The ship became stuck near the southern tip of Boblo Island, but the Canadian and U.S. coast guards were on hand to help free the ship and send it on its way at about 11 a.m.

The ship had been stuck overnight, waiting for the coast guard vessels to resume operations Thursday morning and free it. The incident also prevented three other vessels, which were behind the stuck ship, from moving along the river until the ship was freed.

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Source: CBC