Tug Ann Marie Sinks

SAGINAW, Mich. - The 65-foot tug Ann Marie sank and became encased in ice overnight Dec. 12, 2010, in Saginaw Bay, Mich. Coast Guard and local fire department responders are working with representatives from the company that owns the tug to develop salvage plans. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

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The tug Anne Marie sank at its mooring on the Saginaw River and partially covered by ice. The vessel had 2500 gallons of diesel fuel onboard. Reports state that some pollution was released, but an oil boom was in place to contain fuel or oil released. The cause of the sinking was not reported.

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