Tug SAMSON MARINER breached in grounding
Tug SAMSON MARINER with barge on tow hit Rosa Reef in Tongass Narrows, Alaska, in the evening Feb 15. Tug suffered hull breach, some quantity of fuel leaked. Barge St. Elias with 40,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board wasn’t damaged. Tug later was refloated and towed to Ward Cove.