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Freighter Aground at Belle Isle, Detroit River, Detroit, MI

Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 48207, USA | 2023-May-17

Initial Notification: On 17 May 2023, the 639' freighter M/V Mark W Barker ran aground at Belle Isle in the Detroit River. USCG pollution responders and casualty investigators are deployed to the scene to evaluate the severity of the casualty and assess options to refloat the vessel. No spill or sheening has been observed.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:N/A
Total amount at risk of spill: 0 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 42° 20.06′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 59.12′ West