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Tug aground in Strait of Juan de Fuca refloated

September 26th, 2013 - 8:00am

(Port Townsend) -- A grounded tugboat in the Strait Juan de Fuca has been refloated.

The tugboat Shannon went aground at Cape George Beach in the Straits of Juan de Fuca north of Port Townsend. The tug had two crewmembers aboard and is carrying 4,800 gallons of diesel fuel.

No injuries, damage or pollution were reported from the grounding. The tug was refloated at about 7:00 am.

The cause is still being investigated


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