Coast Guard sends final dispatch about The Dispatch II tugboat


UPDATE December 28   –  Final

The tug boat Dispatch II was successfully refloated today (Dec. 28) and removed from Bellevue Marina in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario.

A Canadian Coast Guard Environmental Response team was present throughout the operation.

There were no signs of pollution from the vessel in the water or along the shoreline.

Raising the Tug
Photo courtesy of Canadian Coast Guard

After refloating the Dispatch II was pumped of pollutants and lifted out of the water by crane.

Case closed for the Canadian Coast Guard.


Earlier Updates:

Tug boat The Dispatch II is now afloat!





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