Largest ship in the area runs aground on St. Marys River
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 15:11:17 GMT —
UPDATE 9:45 AM THURSDAY:
The boat was pulled free thanks to tug boats this morning at about 5 am. Traffic is back to normal on the St. Mary's River.
The ship known as the "Queen of the Lakes" has run aground on the St. Marys River.
The Paul R. Tregurtha, the largest ship operating on the Great Lakes Complex, ran aground near the ferry between Neebish Island and the mainland.
The ship is currently blocking traffic in and out of the area.
The ship measures 1013 feet, 6 inches and holds several records in cargo loads.