Tugboat Sinks in Bering Sea

A vessel is headed out into the Bering Sea to retrieve a barge full of construction equipment.  Sunday, the tug pulling the barge sank.  The crew of the 68-foot tugboat Aries was able to make it to the barge, from which they were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter and taken to Saint Paul.  They say the barge is anchored.  A second tug is on its way to it from Naknek.

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