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SHIP NAME: Allegiance KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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link seattlepi.nwsource.com/specials/oiltankers/217351_polarpuget24.html


source CTX
type D
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Escort tug veered in front of fully loaded tanker at entrance to Rosario Strait, Puget Sound. Tug captain was an alcoholic, possible suffered a "mini-stroke" whatever that is. Ship hit tug's stern. Damage on tanker was confined to bow. No spillage, no one was seriously hurt.