tug boat http://michiganradio.org en Work on salvaging barge, tugboat is under way on Lake Huron http://michiganradio.org/post/work-salvaging-barge-tugboat-under-way-lake-huron <p>LAKEPORT, Mich. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has begun salvaging a sunken barge and an overturned tugboat in southern Lake Huron.<br /><br /> Petty Officer Levi Read tells the Times Herald of Port Huron (http://bwne.ws/MOX3cS) work began at first light on Saturday.<br /><br /> The 110-foot dredging barge and the 38-foot tug were overcome in rough seas early Thursday about a mile from the Michigan coast and nearly six miles from the opening to the St. Clair River.<br /><br /> No one was hurt. Diesel fuel spilled into the lake, but officials say it&#39;s uncertain how much escaped.<br /> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 23:17:15 +0000 The Associated Press 8386 at http://michiganradio.org