Cruise Ship Collision – 30 Injured

#Cruise Ship Sinking: Saint Laurent collides in St. Lawrence locks, takes on water. Injured evacuated.

International Shipping Partners Saint Laurent Collided with the Eisenhower Lock on the St. Lawrence River.

The Michigan Great Lakes Cruise, Saint Laurent was involved in a collision with the Eisenhower Lock wall while transiting the St. Lawrence River lock about 9:45pm on June 18, 2015, with 274 people aboard.

Ann Arbor, Michigan Great Lakes Cruise Company’s MS Saint Laurent was involved in a collision with the Eisenhower Lock wall while transiting the St. Lawrence River lock about 9:45pm on June 18, 2015, with 274 people aboard.

The Saint Laurent, which was sailing to Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the time of the collision, started taking on water immediately after the collision, prompting the closing of the lock doors and draining of the lock in order to prevent sinking. Rescue personnel used ladders, ropes and pulleys to assist in the evacuation of the injured.

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