The Gage departed the James River Reserve Fleet in transit to Esco Marine, Inc., in Brownsville, Texas for recycling. The approximate travel time to Texas is 14 days.
Response crews commenced lifting operations of the 154-foot sunken towboat from the Mississippi River bank near LeClaire, Iowa, Monday.
Stephen L. Colby salvage
HMAS Tobruk has completed its mission in the Philippines and is returning to Australia with a load of Army engineer machinery, vehicles and 35 Army personnel.
The U.S. Coast Guard reported that response crews continued work salvaging the partially submerged vessel, Stephen L. Colby, near LeClaire, Iowa despite stormy weather conditions.