Santa Lucia Back Underway in Delaware Bay
The motor vessel Santa Lucia, which was aground in Delaware Bay, got back underway under its own power at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday.
The Santa Lucia is scheduled to anchor at Big Stone Anchorage for a Coast Guard safety inspection before moving on to its destination of Philadelphia.
There are no reports of injuries or pollution.
A crewmember aboard the 470-foot Santa Lucia contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at about 4:30 a.m. to report the grounding. The ship's cargo is reported to be fresh produce.
The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded motor vessel Tuesday near Miah Maull Shoal in Delaware Bay.
A crewmember aboard the Santa Lucia had contacted the Coast Guard watchstanders at about 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday and reported the grounding. The ship ran aground while inbound to Philadelphia.