Sunken tugboat removed from Mississippi River

(NEW ORLEANS) — Crews removed a sunken tugboat from the Mississippi River on Wednesday near Venice, La., endng a five-day search and recovery effort, television station WDSU reported. The 47-foot C-Pec, which wasn't located until Monday, was towed to shore and was having water drained from it. Two people aboard the tug were rescued by a passerby before the vessel sank on Saturday.

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By Professional Mariner Staff