Coast Guard Assisting Disabled Vessel in Taku Inlet

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is assisting the fishing vessel Alaskan Pride, which became disabled with three people on board in Taku Inlet at 1:30 p.m. today.

A Coast Guard HH-60 helicopter from Air Station Sitka remained on scene until a 47 foot motor life boat from Station Juneau arrived at 3:30 p.m. and took the Alaskan Pride into tow.

There were no reported injuries and the vessel will be towed back to Juneau for repairs.

The present weather conditions in Taku Inlet are 35 knot winds with six foot swells.

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