Walter McCarthy Sinking

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Walter McCarthy Sinking

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Seems the laker Walter McCarthy holed while approaching it's layup berth in Duluth and settled on the bottom in about 20 feet of water. Water covers the 4 main engines so plans are ongoing for temporary patch and dewatering.

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More information on the sinking can be found in the News Link on

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