The 143-foot barge Brittney Moe went adrift after loosing her towline southwest of Kodiak Island, Alaska. The tug Seahawk had lost the barge after it had partially lost steering and the barge broke away. The conditions were rough with 45-55 mph winds and 12 foot seas. The Brittney Moe was loaded with a forklift, conex box and tools aboard. The Coast Guard helicopter spotted the barge and has relayed its location. The barge is no danager of running aground and arrangements have been made to recover it.