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Recreational vessel TUSSLER sunk

off La Jolla, CA | 2019-Nov-13

Initial Notification: On November 13, 2019, the 66’ recreational vessel TUSSLER sank at roughly 17.5 NM due west of La Jolla, CA. The vessel was reportedly carrying 800 gallons diesel fuel and no sheen/slick was observed when she went down. USCG Sector San Diego contacted their NOAA SSC to request trajectory support in the event the vessel leaks.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 32° 52.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 117° 37.25′ West