Upon being refloated, the Alabama performed a short sea trial before returning to Noank for the evening. According to the New London Day, divers today will inspect the keel for any damage.
These photos were taken Thursday morning during low tide, with the grounded schooner shrouded in fog.
New London Day: Grounded Ship Is Freed
Soundbounder: Alabama Aground III
Soundbounder: Alabama Aground II
Soundbounder: Alabama Aground I
Soundbounder: Alabama Afloat
Update: On Friday evening at approximately 6 pm, the Alabama cleared Morgan Point and made a course east through Fishers Island Sound. So long Alabama! Hope to meet again under better circumstances.