MSC cargo ship drifts for two hours after losing power


(PORT ANGELES, Wash.) — A Military Sealift Command cargo ship was towed here Saturday after it lost power in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Peninsula Daily News reported. The 685-foot Cape Intrepid was undergoing sea trials after a long period docked in Tacoma when it lost power about 2:30 a.m. Saturday north of Clallam Bay. The ship drifted about two miles before the emergency tug Jeffrey Foss reached it.

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By Professional Mariner Staff