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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Coast Guard Saves the Day!

Early this morning, vandals set two Vista Fleet boats adrift in the harbor.  The Coast Guard was scrambled and managed to head off one of the boats just as the 730ft John D. Leitch was passing through the Duluth Shipping Canal.

 You can read more about the incident at the Duluth News Tribune.


  1. Thanks so much for posting this Dennis, I knew that you would! I witnessed it online early this morning and couldn't figure out what the heck was happening.

  2. Wow, that could have been catastrophic for his excursion business. Hope they catch the guys. Great job by the coast guard. Just doing their job every day.

  3. Incredible! Thank you CG for your Fantastic Service! Hope security cams got some eyes on these thugs.

  4. Do you have any video of the Star being rescued?

  5. Jennifer in St Cloud.September 22, 2017 at 8:56 AM

    Thank you coast guard for saving the day!! 👍🏻👍🏻

  6. This video shows the Star being rescued!

    1. The Queen was for sure rescued. It looks like the Star is still adrift at the end of the video. Hard to tell.

  7. Excellent, thanks so much for the service you provide it capturing events like this and the day-to-day arrivals and departurs.

  8. A beautiful sunrise illuminates an insane criminal act.
    So glad no one was hurt, no damage to vessels.
    Our Coast Guard is worth every penny, as always.

  9. Semper Paratus..GO Coast Guard !!! from an old 1950s USCG Vet.