Tug With Barge Still Aground in Frozen Saint-Pierre Lake, Canada

Tug WILF SEYMOUR with attached barge ALOUETTE SPIRIT, loaded with aluminum ingots, ran aground at around 0640 LT Dec 25 roughly in the center of Lake Saint-Pierre, St. Lawrence Seaway, while en route from Pointe Noire Canada to Oswego USA.

As of 0630 UTC Dec 29, tug was still aground, with no tugs or icebreakers near her. On a Radio Canada photo WILF SEYMOUR with barge aground, in frozen waters of Lake Saint-Pierre.wilf-seymour

WILF SEYMOUR

  • Type Tug
  • Flag Canada
  • IMO 5215789
  • MMSI 316003878
  • Callsign CFG8081
  • Year Built 1961
  • Length 159 m
  • Width 25 m
  • Draught Avg 5.6 m / …
  • Speed Avg/Max 7.3 kn / 14.5 kn
  • Deadweight ●●●●●●
  • Gross Tonnage ●●●●●●

 

Source: FleetMon