January 23, 2014 | Vol. 40, No. 4

Sunk tug at mill property no longer leaking diesel

Wrangell - A 60-foot tug that sank in 80 to 85 feet of water Jan. 14 was capped Friday and is no longer leaking fuel into Shoemaker Bay, authorities said.

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Brian O\'Connor
A life raft deployed off the 60-foot tug Silver Bay II floats among diesel oil Thursday next to a barge off the mill property. The barge is no longer leaking diesel or hydraulic fluid into the surrounding water.

Assessment divers from Ketchikan-based Alaska Commercial Divers dove on the wreck Friday and...

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