Coast Guard responds to disabled timber ship

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of the motor vessel Morning Cedar disabled northeast of Tanaga Island 1,230 miles southwest of Anchorage Monday. At 8:29 a.m. the master of the 650-foot vessel notified the Coast Guard that they had suffered a steering casualty and the rudder was stuck hard to starboard. The crew was unable to repair a hydraulic leak that is limiting the...