A 57-foot tugboat capsized and sank on the Calumet River on Wednesday. The two crew members swam to safety. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Tugboat Capsizes, Sinks On Calumet River

Shortly after 7 p.m., the crew on the 57-foot tug boat “Bonnie G. Selvick” tried to turn the boat around while headed south on the river near the 106th Street Bridge.


The tugboat Kimberly Selvick ran aground on rocks near 39th Street after blowing an engine while towing two barges amid choppy conditions on Monday. (Credit: Mike Puccinelli/CBS)

Crews Working To Recover Grounded Tug Boat From Rocks

The tugboat Kimberly Selvick was towing two barges from Montrose Harbor to the Calumet River shipyards Monday afternoon when it hit rocks near 39th Street Beach, amid windy and wavy conditions.


Video: Man Rescued From Sunken Tugboat

Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat and dressed only in boxer shorts, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.



Tugboat Crashes In Sanitary And Ship Canal

A half dozen tugboat crew members are safe Thursday morning, after being involved in an accident in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

File Photo Of The Grounded Kristen J. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo)

Tugboat Near Glencoe Shoreline Still Not Removed

The barges are gone but the tug’s still stuck on a shoal.