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GARROW BEND Sunken Tug

Mobile River, AL | 2020-Feb-03

Initial Notification: On February 3, 2020, the USCG Sector Mobile notified the NOAA SSC of tug sunk near the Barry Steam Plant in the Mobile River. An estimated 50-80 gallons of diesel and small amounts of oil/lube was discharged. The release is contained and OSRO onscene. Notification only. No further action anticipated. Salvage efforts underway.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 30° 39.31′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 2.58′ West