GOLDEN SEAS Saga - Deja Vu All Over Again . . .
Bulk carrier GOLDEN SEAS is disabled by turbocharger failure in the Bering Sea north of Atka in the Aleutian
Coast Guard dispatches HC 130 aircraft with emergency towing package to assist GOLDEN SEAS . . . USCG Photo
18,000 horsepower Swedish flag icebreaker / tug supply vessel TOR VIKING II
GOLDEN SEAS is seen adrift from TOR VIKING II as towing vessel arrives . . . TOR VIKING II Photo
GOLDEN SEAS as viewed from pilothouise of TOR VIKING II . . . TOR VIKING II Photo
TOR VIKING II takes GOLDEN SEAS under tow and heads south of Aleutian Chain for better weather . . .
Course followed by TOR VIKING II as she tows GOLDEN SEAS
Unified Command press conference . . . USCG Photo
Coast Guard cutter ALEX HALEY arrives to accompany TOR VIKING II
TOR VIKING and tow escorted by ALEX HALEY passing south of Unalaska Island preparing
TOR VIKING II towing GOLDEN SEAS escorted by tug GYRFALCON entering Unalaska Bay
GOLDEN SEAS arrives in Unalaska Bay . . . USCG Photo . ..
GOLDEN SEAS approaches anchorage in Unalaska Bay . . .See below for postscript to the story . . .
June 20, 2011, the crew of the TOR VIKING II receives a Meritorious Public Service Award from the U.S. Coast
June 20, 2011, Captain John Kenyon U.S. Coast Guard, Commanding Officer Coast Guard Activities Europe, toasts
Meritorious Public Service Award certificate and citation . . .