The 139 meter long, 12612 dwt freighter Sedna Desgagnes ran aground on the St. Lawrence River near Prescott, Ontario. The vessel was en route to Chicago from Sorel, Quebec with a cargo of iron ore when it hard aground. No reports of injuries to any of the 18 crew members on board. Authorities report the Senda Desgagnes is hard aground listing slightly to starboard. Two tugs were dispatched to the scene, but were unable to refloat the freighter. When the vessel is refloated, it will be taken to Prescott where divers will conduct an inspection.