Schooner ALABAMA grounding
Schooner ALABAMA with 17 passengers on board ran aground near Mystic River mouth, Connecticut, USA, in the evening June 18, reported USCG. USCG rescue boat was launched, all passengers were safely transferred to Noank Shipyard, Groton. ALABAMA understood to be refloated, awaiting inspection. Schonner ran aground in the same area in 2010 – see details and photos at http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/f106/schooner-alabama-aground-in-mystic-river-43408.html
Schooner ALABAMA, displacement 150, built 1926, flag USA.