2,000 gallons of fuel unaccounted for following ferry grounding

JUNEAU, Alaska – The ongoing investigation into the grounding of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) ferry Lituya revealed there is approximately 2,000 gallons of number two diesel fuel unaccounted for following the vessel’s grounding on Scrub Island.

Alaska State Ferry breaks free from mooring, aground

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Alaska State Ferry Lituya, a 180-foot motor vessel home ported in Metlakatla, Alaska, broke loose from its moorings at the ferry pier in Metlakatla and is reported aground one mile north on Scrub Island, Alaska, in Port Chester at 1 a.m. Friday.