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Waves crash on grounded Shell drilling ship in Alaska

A Royal Dutch Shell drilling ship, the Kulluk, ran aground at remote Sitkalidak Island in Alaska. The next day, a U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew flew over the conical drilling rig. The weather conditions were 40-mph winds with 20-foot seas. This footage was shot by Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis. and its sister websites,,,,, and are all owned by John Donovan. There is also a Wikipedia article.

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