September 2010
Coronation Gulf, Canada

This expedition cruise ship CLIPPER ADVENTURER ran aground and was stranded on an uncharted rock in Canada’s Northwest Passage. RESOLVE equipment and personnel were flown in to the remote site north of the Arctic Circle. After assessing numerous breaches in the hull, vent seals and temporary repairs were effected to enable refloating. Roller bags were placed under the hull to prevent further damage in the rough seas and lift the vessel. Four tugs pulled the vessel from the stern at high tide, freeing it from the rock. The Clipper was towed to Port Epworth for temporary repairs and returned to the owner.

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  • Emergency Response