The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Press Release stating that it monitored the retrieval of an empty oil barge after
the towing line connecting
it to a tug separated. The barge was in
bound in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The tow was re-established after about 2 and one-half hours. The rescue tug located at Neah Bay was activated and escorted the tug and barge into port.
Source: HK Law