2001 build double hulled 27,500 ton M/T Fulgur
Newark NJ for Baltimore with 8 million gallons of gasoline,
diesel fuel and kerosene, grounded off Tolchester Beach,
Eastern Shore, in upper Chesapeake Bay after developing steering problems.
Something caused two pumps to oppose each other,
effectively locking up steering system,
Vessels draws 30 ft and ran aground in 23 ft.
At 1130 pm shortly after high tide,
two tugs pulled ship back into channel.
No damage reported.