Island Tug and Barge Co. commended for cold-water rescue

The following is an announcement from the U.S. Coast Guard:
Coast Guard to present public service awards to Island Tug and Barge employees – Media Advisory
WHO: Island Tug and Barge

WHAT: Presentation of public service awards

WHEN: 12:00p.m. Friday March 27, 2009

WHERE: Island Tug and Barge
3546 W Marginal Way SW
Seattle, WA 98106

SEATTLE — Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Capt. Suzanne Englebert will present Public Service Commendations to four members from the Island Tug and Barge Company for their actions in rescuing a woman from the water who was clinging to a concrete sea wall in Seattle Ship Canal’s Montlake Cut January 14, 2009. After recovering the woman from the frigid waters, the crew rendered appropriate first aid and made arrangements for her to be transported to receive additional medical treatment.



By Professional Mariner Staff