USCG Orders Disabled Vessel To Obtain Tug Assistance

Monday, December 03, 2001
The M/V BBC PERU suffered an engine casualty which occured 12 nautical miles seaward of the "J" buoy at the entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The Captain of the Port, Puget Sound issued an order requiring the vessel to obtain an assist tug to stand-by while affecting repairs. The tug Barbara Foss was the nearest tug and was obtained to render required assistance. The vessel's crew was not able to restore full engine capability and the vessel is proceeding to Port Angeles at reduced speed, where it will anchor to affect repairs. The tug Barbara Foss will escort the vessel until it is anchored.
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