Bulk carrier grounding, Lake Erie

Oct 18 UPDATE: Was refloated some 8 hours later at around 2100 UTC, sailed to Windsor, Detroit river, berthed. While aground, MISSISSAGE blocked Kingsville harbor, ferry services to Pelee Island were delayed for nearly eight hours.
Oct 17: Bulk carrier MISSISSAGI with cargo of stone ran aground while approaching Kingsville, Lake Erie, Ontario, Canada, on arrival from Sandusky, at around 1400 UTC Oct 17.
Bulk carrier MISSISSAGI, IMO 5128467, dwt 15787, built 1943, flag Canada, manager LOWER LAKES TOWING LTD.



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