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3:27 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

WW II American Military Vessel Stuck in Lake Barkley

The LST 325 sits idle Tuesday on Lake Barkley near Kuttawa. The World War II ship ran aground after steering out of the navigation channel Monday.
Stephen Lance Denee

A World War II-era ship will remain stuck in Lake Barkley for the time being. Spokesman Lieutenant Dan McQuate says the U.S.S. LST 325 ran aground in shallow waters around 7 p.m. Monday after it left the main navigation channel. McQuate says it’s unclear why the ship was off course. He says the 42-person crew will remain on board as officials plan what to do next.

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