Coast Guard Responding to Three Vessels Stuck in Arctic Ice

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of three vessels stuck in Arctic ice approximately 60 miles west of Point Barrow, Alaska today. The vessels Alaska Patriot, Riverton and Hudson Bay Explorer were traveling east when they became stuck in the ice. The Coast Guard has diverted the icebreaker Coast Guard Cutter Healy to open the ice around the ships allowing for better passage. The...