Monday, December 9, 2013
News

Sunken Towboat Lifted in Mississippi River [PHOTOS]

The sunken Stephen L. Colby has been lifted from the bed of the Mississippi River more than two weeks after the towboat struck a submerged object and sank along the riverbank near LeClaire, Iowa, spilling oil.

December 9, 2013
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News

Ship Photos of The Day – Stephen L. Colby Salvage Gets Cold(er)

With temperatures dropping and a fresh blanket of snow, the Stephen L. Colby sits partially submerged in the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa.

December 9, 2013
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Incidents

Stephen L. Colby Sinking: Salvage and Cleanup Continue on Upper Mississippi River

Salvage, cleanup and environmental protection efforts continue in response to the sunken towboat Stephen L. Colby on the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa.

December 4, 2013
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Monday, December 2, 2013
News

Stephen L. Colby Response Switches Gears on Mississippi River – Salvage Update

A Unified Command set up in response to the Stephen L. Colby towboat sinking and oil spill on the Mississippi River has shifted its operations from lightering to salvage of the half-sunk vessel.

December 2, 2013
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
News

Upper Mississippi River Reopens After Spill

The Coast Guard captain of the port has reopened a section of the upper Mississippi near LeClaire, Iowa that had been closed for over 24 hours due to a sunken towboat and oil spill.

November 27, 2013
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
News

USCG Responding to Sunken Towboat, Oil Discharge on Upper Mississippi River – UDPATE

The U.S. Coast Guard and emergency crews responded Monday night to a sunken towboat and oil discharge on the Upper Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa.

November 26, 2013
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