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Grounded Vessel Refloated on Ohio River

March 27, 2014

The U.S. Coast guard (USCG) said responses crews for the grounded Elizabeth D refloated the vessel at mile marker 65 on the Ohio River, Wednesday afternoon.

Personnel on scene, including a marine surveyor, conducted a damage survey of the vessel after it was refloated and declared it seaworthy. The Elizabeth D was towed to a nearby mooring location down river to remain overnight along with salvage vessels that assisted in the response operation.

The Elizabeth D will be towed to Neville Island, Penn., Thursday.

The cause of the grounding is under investigation, the USCG said.

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