The bulk carrier Federal Dart, flagged out of Marshall Islands, was stopped Wednesday afternoon in the main shipping channel for a routine inspection, according to ship watcher Michael J. Folsom. Due to the randomness of the stop and presence of the U.S. Coast Guard, various sources at first thought the ship had run aground just off the shore of Clayton on the south side of Grindstone Island. Sydney Schaefer/Watertown Daily Times

CLAYTON — The bulk carrier Federal Dart, flagged out of Marshall Islands, was stopped Wednesday afternoon in the main shipping channel of the St. Lawrence River for a routine inspection, according to ship watcher Michael J. Folsom.

Due to the randomness of the stop and presence of the U.S. Coast Guard, various sources at first thought the ship had run aground just off the shore of Clayton on the south side of Grindstone Island.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.