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M/V American Courage - St Clair River; Marine City, MI

St Clair River, Marine City, MI, USA | 2023-Nov-07

Initial Notification: On November 7, 2023, the M/V American Courage ran soft aground in the St. Clair River in US waters. The 617' bulk carrier has stone cargo and is aground on the bow, away from the fuel and oil tanks. There is no threat of pollution. The vessel is expected to be refloated and towed away by its marine salvor. No support was requested initially by USCG. At a subsequent USCG sector brief, downstream resources at risk were requested and provided.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 0 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 42° 43.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 82° 29.10′ West