The freighter Mississagi sits aground in the St. Marys River near De Tour Village, Mich., on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City)

Freighter Still Stuck, 2 Days After It Ran Aground In St. Mary’s River

The owner of the freighter and a salvage company were working on a plan to get the Mississagi moving again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2015

(Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Grounded Freighter Freed From Lake St. Clair

The U.S. Coast Guard says a 656-foot freighter that ran aground in a shipping channel of Lake St. Clair has been freed and is en route to Montreal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2014

(WWJ Photo. File)

Freighter Runs Aground In Lake St. Clair

No injuries have been reported.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

1,000-Foot Freighter Runs Aground In St. Mary’s River

The Coast Guard responded to a 1,000-foot freighter that ran aground early Wednesday morning in the downbound channel of the St. Mary’s River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Freighter on the Great Lakes. FILE PHOTO(credit: istockphoto)

Freighter Carrying Iron Ore Pellets Runs Aground

The U.S. Coast Guard says a freighter that ran aground on the Canadian side of southern Lake Huron has been freed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

(WWJ Photo. File)

Freighter Freed In Detroit River

Efforts to free the freighter that ran agrounded in the Detroit River near Grosse Ile were finally successful Sunday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2010

Lost Mariners Weekend At Dossin Great Lakes Museum

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle in Detroit is hosting a symposium on the fate of a sidewheel steamer that sank in Lake Michigan and observing the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald.


Freighter Fined After Running Aground

The Coast Guard has fined a freighter $5,000 for not promptly reporting that it ran aground.


Oil Leak From Wrecked Ship In Lake Huron Plugged

The U.S. Coast Guard says oil recently found leaking from the wreck of a freighter that sank in Lake Huron in 1966 has been stopped.