Sunday, July 4, 2010
Algobay goes aground near Singer castle
How the ship ran aground is still under investigation.
Navigation for the channel has not been suspended as the Algobay is
Canadian Laker that went aground at Superior Shoal near Chippewa Bay and Singer Castle.
Guests at the castle reported seeing the vessel start drifting towards the shoals around 9 AM 07/04/10, which is the time also stated in a press release by the St. Lawrence Seaway Develoment Corp.
The statement also says that the Algobay "has a partial load of corn with a destination of Prescott, Ontario."
No injuries or pollution was reported and the United States Coast Guard was at the scene.