Norwalk, CT, Research Vessel Runs Aground
September 29, 2011
StamfordAdvocate.com: About 15 children were taken off the Maritime Aquarium’s research vessel after it became grounded on a sandbar at the entrance to the Norwalk Harbor on Sunday afternoon.
The Oceanic was returning to harbor when it ran up on a bar next to Manresa Island at 3:30 p.m., Marine Police Sgt. Peter Lapak said. Marine police were dispatched to the 40’ boat and removed the passengers. No injuries were reported.