Multi-mission Coast Guard icebreaker assists distressed 558-foot freighter

SEATTLE — While transiting to their homeport here following a 254-day patrol, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy diverted to assist a distressed vessel approximately 520 miles northwest of Puget Sound, Wash. Healy received notification from 13th Coast Guard District watchstanders, Friday, that the motor vessel Dry Beam, a 558-foot Singapore-flagged freighter with 23 persons aboard, lost a...