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    Tow vessel reaches struggling ship in Bering Sea

    A crippled cargo ship carrying nearly a half million gallons of fuel oil was under tow toward a safe harbor Sunday, easing concerns the vessel could go aground in Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands.

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    A cargo ship that broke down in Alaska's Aleutian Islands while carrying canola seeds and nearly a half-million gallons of fuel oil continued its slow journey to a safe harbor Sunday as a tugboat pulled it through rough seas and up to 25-foot waves.

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  • Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr said the tugboat captain decided to take a longer route south of the island chain where seas were somewhat less rough.

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  • Chief Petty Officer Warr said Sunday evening the vessels were dealing with waves between 20 and 25 feet, despite predictions that the rough seas would abate.

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