Norwalk, CT, Research Vessel Runs Aground

Share this Article On Facebook Twitter More... 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.

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