Ship runs aground near Lancaster

The Cyprus-registered ship Tundra ran aground June 21, 2015 near Lancaster. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating. (Photo/Twitter/@TheShipwatcher)

LANCASTER – Just days after a cruise ship crashed into the Eisenhower Lock, a ship has run aground in the St. Lawrence River near Lancaster.

The ship Tundra is northeast of Butternut Island (southeast of South Lancaster) and has been there since 1 a.m., according to Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway ship management data.

It’s not known whether there are any injuries.

Tundra is 185 meters long and is registered to the European island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean.

The Transportation Safety Board is sent a team to check out the situation with the bulk carrier.

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