McAllister Tug Sinks in Baltimore

Mike Schuler
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May 5, 2013

Kaleen McAllister. Photo: McAllister Towing

A tugboat owned by McAllister Towing sank Saturday night at a pier in Locust Point in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Baltimore Sun reports that the Kaleen McAllister sank at Pier 3 in Locust Point just before 10 p.m. after striking a submerged object earlier in the evening, causing the tug to take on water.

No injuries were reported.

The tug can carry 22,900 gallons of fuel and 710 gallons of oil on board and a small sheen was reported.

The 102-foot, 3,300 HP Kaleen McAllister is one of three tugs owned by McAllister Towing that is homeported in Baltimore.

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