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FV Pappy's Pride

Galveston, TX, USA | 2020-Jan-14

Initial Notification: On January 14, 2020, the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy's Pride capsized after a collision with the 600-foot chemical tanker Bow Fortune near the Galveston jetties in Galveston, Texas. Two fishermen were rescued. The search for the remaining two fishermen is ongoing. Potential 14,000 gallons red-dyed diesel, tanks compromised at time of impact. USCG requested trajectory and resources at risk. The cause of the collision is under investigation.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 20.23′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 40.97′ West