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The freighter Sam Laud. (Photo by Carole Lent)

Coast Guard evacuates crew member from freighter on Lake Superior

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The U.S. Coast Guard evacuated a crew member from a freighter on Lake Superior on Tuesday for medical reasons.

According to a news release from the Coast Guard, officials in Canada relayed a report to the Coast Guard station in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., about an ill crew member aboard the freighter Sam Laud near Isle Royale at about noon CDT Tuesday.


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