CG from Grand Haven helping to salvage vessels

Investigators from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven are working closely with commercial salvage companies to develop a plan to recover the 44-foot sailing vessel Gypsy Soul and a 21-foot commercial towing vessel that both ran aground 2 miles south of South Haven inlet on Saturday. After the operator of the Gypsy Soul reportedly experienced a propulsion problem, a commercial towing vessel came to assist and tow it to shore. However, due to rough weather at the time, both vessels ultimately ran aground.
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Aug 31, 2011

 

The goal is to salvage both vessels before severe weather moves into the area later this week, Coast Guard officials said.

 

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