Coast Guard Station Valdez tows disabled pleasure craft 40 miles to Valdez

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew towed the disabled 27-foot pleasure craft On The Fly with one person aboard 40 miles from Fairmount Island to Valdez Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a call via VHF-FM channel 16 at 7 p.m. from the skipper of the vessel reporting he experienced a main engine failure. The...