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The freighter Federal Rideau grounded in a channel of Lake St. Clair. July 28, 2014. (Photo by Maureen Revait)

Freighter Off Bottom

U.S. Coast Guard officials have confirmed the freighter Federal Rideau is no longer stuck in the down-bound shipping channel.

The freighter Federal Rideau grounded in a channel of Lake St. Clair. July 28, 2014. (Photo by Maureen Revait)

UPDATE: Freighter Aground Near River

The Coast Guard is now dispatching five tugs to help free a 656 ft freighter grounded in the shipping channel of Lake St. Clair near the Detroit River.