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Stephen L. Colby sinking

The Coast Guard, Illinois EPA, Illinois DNR and local emergency crews continue to respond to a vessel sinking and oil discharge into the Mississippi River near LeClaire, Iowa, Tuesday. The Stephen L. Colby, a 144-foot towboat, struck a submerged object near LeClaire, Iowa causing it to sink Monday evening. Approximately 700 gallons of oily water mix have been recovered. U.S. Coast Guard photograph.



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This work, Stephen L. Colby sinking [Image 3 of 5], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.26.2013

Date Posted:11.26.2013 16:29

Photo ID:1060917

VIRIN:131126-G-ZZ999-003

Resolution:877x655

Size:137.76 KB

Location:LE CLAIRE, IA, USGlobe

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