Limestone Lady in the French Quarter
The 41 meter long towboat Limestone Lady went aground on the Mississippi River near the French Quarter, New Orleans, Lousiana. The Limestone Lady was pushing 14 empty barges when it suffered a power failure when it struck the rocks the lay in front of the levee. Another tug arrived and kept the barges in place until the crew of the Limestone Lady were able to make repairs and restore power. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.