Alaska State Ferry Breaks Free

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

The Alaska State Ferry Lituya, a 180 ft motor vessel home ported in Metlakatla broke loose from its moorings at the ferry pier and is reported aground one mile north on Scrub Island, in Port Chester at 1 a.m. Jan. 30.

Coast Guard Cutter Anthony Petit, a 175 ft buoy tender home ported in Ketchikan, Alaska, got underway to arrive on the scene and launched assets as soon as weather conditions permitted.

No one was on board the Lituya at the time of the incident.

Weather conditions at the incident were winds from the southeast at 26 mph with gusts up to 80 mph, visibility was three miles, overcast with heavy rain and seas of six to eight-feet.

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