The tug Tor Viking II is observed by an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules crew moving through 20-foot seas and 46 mph winds 48 miles from the crippled cargo vessel Golden Seas in the Bering Sea on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis)

Photo by: PO1 Sara Francis

The tug Tor Viking II is observed by an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules crew moving through 20-foot seas and 46 mph winds 48 miles from the crippled cargo vessel Golden Seas in the Bering Sea on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis)