|The Herbert C. Jackson arrived in Duluth on May 17, 2013 with eastern coal to discharge at Hallett #5. She will then cross the St. Louis River and load western coal at Midwest Energy Resources to take to Presque Isle, in Marquette, Michigan.|
|The Captain on the Herbert C. Jackson, to the Coast Guard on channel 22A, around 2 am on May 12th 2013
Captain: Herbert C. Jackson on 22A
CG: Herbert C Jackson Coast Guard sector Detroit, go ahead.
Captain: I just want to report that while trying to transit through Jefferson Street Bridge, the Jefferson Street Bridge closed on me and I hit the bridge.
|Listen to the whole Radio transmission between the Jackson and the Coast Guard right after the Jackson collided with the Jefferson Street Bridge in Detroit. It is rare to hear the Captain of a boat minutes after an accident. He will tell you what happened in the early morning of May 12, 2013.|