Response crews remove tug, barge from beach near Cold Bay, Alaska

Response crews remove tug, barge from beach near Cold Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Response crews successfully completed the salvage of the tug Polar Wind and its barge the Unimak Trader from Ukolnoi Island, 40 miles east of Cold Bay, Saturday. “The teamwork between federal, state, local and tribal partners working together with industry resulted in an outstanding and professional response,” said Capt. Paul Mehler III, commander, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage....