Tug Capsizes After Alliding with Bridge

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

November 18, 2019

A tugboat is semi-submerged after alliding with the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet in North Carolina on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

All eight people aboard the tug Miss Bonnie reached shore safely without injury. No pollution has been reported.

The Coast Guard responded to the incident on Sunday afternoon after it received report of the allision from a good Samaritan at approximately 11:09 a.m..

The semi-submerged tug is currently leaning up against the bridge.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.

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