Cargo ship breaks loose, wayward barge sinks crew boat during Isaac

(ST. BERNARD, La.) — A cargo ship broke loose during Hurricane Isaac, and a barge broke loose and struck a crew boat, sinking the vessel, television station WWL reported. The cargo ship was the Federal Lida broke loose from a buoy mooring but is now back under control. The crew boat that was sunk by the wayward barge was unoccupied.

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By Professional Mariner Staff