Bulk Carrier Looses Power in Strait -towed to safety-PDN

A bulk carrier that lost propulsion off Neah Bay on Wednesday was being pulled by a rescue tug to Victoria, state Dead partment of Ecology officials said…. Ecology officials posted on the agency’s Twitter page that the MV Gallia Graeca departed from Port Angeles and lost power just outside the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca at about 10 a.m. Wednesday. The 735-foot vessel was being pulled by the tug Jeffrey Foss at 4.7 knots near the international boundary off Clallam Bay at 3:45 p.m., according to Marinetraffic.com. Rob Ollikainen reports. (Peninsula Daily News)


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