Tug Stephen L. Colby sank on Mississippi. Fuel mistake.
Tug Stephen L. Colby sank off Le Claire, Mississippi river, in the afternoon Nov 26 13 after colliding with submerged object. 9 crew is safe. Traffic between 493 and 501 mile marks was closed for cleanup operation. It is reported, that there are some 100000 gallons of oil and lubricants on board of the tug, but it should be a mistake – some 350 tons of fuel on board of 47-meters long tug of 597 gt?