The 209 foot long, 1032 dwt barge Cordova Provider allided with the 225 foot long Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore at its mooring in the harbor at Cordova, Alaska. The barge was being maneuvered by the 52 foot long, 65 dwt tug Krystal Sea when it struck the cutter. The barge suffered no damage, but the Sycamore had some damage reported. No reports of injuries to the four crew on board the barge or pollution released. Authorites have launched an investigation into the incident. The Sycamore is based in Cordova as a bouy tender along with search and rescue missions.
- Coast Guard cutter damaged in barge allision in Cordova, Alaska (uscgnews.com)
- Barge Strikes Coast Guard Vessel In Cordova Harbor (alaskapublic.org)
- USCG Cutter Damaged in Allision With Barge (gcaptain.com)