Try, Try Again to Free the Ever Forward in Chesapeake Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard prepared a second attempt to free a stranded container ship more than two weeks after it ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay.

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The tugboats Atlantic Enterprise, left, and Atlantic Salvor, bottom right, use lines to pull the container ship Ever Forward, top right, which ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay, as crews began to attempt to refloat the ship, Tuesday, March 29, 2022, in Pasadena, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard prepared a second attempt to free a stranded container ship Wednesday, more than two weeks after it ran aground in the Chesapeake Bay. The effort will be similar to Tuesday’s attempt involving five tug boats straining to yank the more than 1,000-foot (305-meter) Ever Forward off the bay’s muddy floor just north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, a safety bulletin said. If that doesn’t work, a third attempt…

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