Coast Guard cutter Polar Star frees fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain trapped in ice

polar star rescueThe vessel called the Antarctic Chieftain, got out of its icy trap Friday night with the assistance of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Star. The Antarctic Chieftain’s 26-person crew is fine, with plenty of provisions and fuel. They got a Valentine’s Day present of sugar cookies from the Polar Star crew. The Polar Star got a call for help Tuesday night and sailed for two and a half days to reach the Australian vessel. Read the rest here 03:49

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