Sunday morning at almost 2am a man went overboard while the ship the Stewart J Cort made its way from Burns Harbor, Indiana to Superior,Wisconsin. The missing man intentionally jumped overboard, according to Tom Wynne, the Steamship Company general counsel. Three Mason County Sherriff detectives and a deputy are meeting in Sault Ste. Marie this Monday morning to question the crew of the Stewart J Cort. The Mason County Sheriff's Office is assisting with the investigation.
Many boats assisted in the search for the overboard man inducing the SS badger, who journeyed up to big sable to assist. The Search was called off Sunday at 3pm due to high winds and waves. The mans body has still not been recovered.