Ship was loaded with No 6, draft was 35.5 ft, channel was 37 ft.
They were maneuvering into the Coastal terminal, Kill van Kull.
Apparently they got a little outside the channel,
and grounded at 0515.
Hit a rock, Holed 4 stbd, 30 long 16 inch wide gash.
USCG says 7000 bbl spill.
Tide was flooding.
Ship floated off at 0615.
CG later installed some range lights
to better mark edge of channel.