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Tor Viking II tows the Golden Seas, Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorts

Golden Seas

KODIAK, Alaska - The tug Tor Viking II tows the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas to Dutch Harbor with the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorting 50 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean Dec. 5, 2010. The cargo vessel suffered a turbo-charger failure Dec. 3 limiting its power and steerage and prompting the Coast Guard to deploy and divert assets to respond in the event of an emergency. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

KODIAK, Alaska - The tug Tor Viking II tows the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas to Dutch Harbor with the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorting 50 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean Dec. 5, 2010.

The cargo vessel suffered a turbo-charger failure Dec. 3 limiting its power and steerage and prompting the Coast Guard to deploy and divert assets to respond in the event of an emergency.

U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

KODIAK, Alaska - The Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorts the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas while under tow to Dutch Harbor by the tug Tor Viking II Dec. 5, 2010, 50 miles west southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean. The Golden Seas requested a tow after suffering a turbo-charge failure Dec. 3 limiting power and steerage. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

KODIAK, Alaska - The Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorts the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas while under tow to Dutch Harbor by the tug Tor Viking II Dec. 5, 2010, 50 miles west southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean.

The Golden Seas requested a tow after suffering a turbo-charge failure Dec. 3 limiting power and steerage.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

KODIAK, Alaska - The Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorts the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas while under tow to Dutch Harbor by the tug Tor Viking II Dec. 5, 2010, 50 miles west southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean. The Golden Seas requested a tow after suffering a turbo-charge failure Dec. 3 limiting power and steerage. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

KODIAK, Alaska - The Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorts the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas while under tow to Dutch Harbor by the tug Tor Viking II Dec. 5, 2010, 50 miles west southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean.

The Golden Seas requested a tow after suffering a turbo-charge failure Dec. 3 limiting power and steerage.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

KODIAK, Alaska - The tug Tor Viking II tows the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas with the Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorting 50 miles west southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean Dec. 5, 2010. The tug rendezvous with the Golden Seas about 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 and was able to begin towing the ship toward Dutch Harbor at 8:30 p.m. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

KODIAK, Alaska - The tug Tor Viking II tows the 738-foot cargo vessel Golden Seas with the Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley escorting 50 miles west southwest of Dutch Harbor in the Pacific Ocean Dec. 5, 2010.

The tug rendezvous with the Golden Seas about 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 and was able to begin towing the ship toward Dutch Harbor at 8:30 p.m.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

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