Bulk carrier ROGER BLOUGH refloated
Bulk carrier ROGER BLOUGH has been refloated after lightering by tugs, and taken to Waiska Bay anchorage in the afternoon June 4. The vessel made way under its own power to Waiska Bay where it will be further evaluated for repairs and it’s remaining cargo transferred to other vessels, said USCG.
Bulk carrier ROGER BLOUGH hard aground, Great Lakes
May 28, 2016
Bulk carrier ROGER BLOUGH ran aground in Lake Superior on Gros Cap reef in Whitefish Bay, about 10 miles west of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., on May 27 at around noon. Vessel is hard aground, hull reportedly breached with water ingress, which is said to be under control. According to Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping, laker left Duluth about noon on May 26 with a load of iron ore pellets for Conneaut, Ohio.