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Ship, vessel crash on Mississippi River (AP)
Populux | October 16, 2006 at 02:36 pmby
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38 minutes ago NEW ORLEANS - A cargo ship heading down the Mississippi River struck another vessel anchored west of New Orleans on Monday, knocking a huge gash in the anchored vessel, the Coast Guard said. The anchored ship was listing, but the hole was above the water line, and the vessel was not believed to be taking on water, said Chief Petty Officer Veronica Bandrowsky. No injuries were reported. The vessels were the 712-foot Panamanian-flagged Zagora, which was heading down river at the Kenner ...