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Fishing Vessel Aground on Shackleford Banks, NC

Harkers Island, NC, USA | 2020-Feb-07

Initial Notification: At 0900 on 7 February, 2020, USCG Sector North Carolina notified the NOAA SSC that a commercial fishing vessel went aground on Shackleford Banks, North Carolina. Vessel has 7,000-10,000 gallons of diesel onboard. No pollution reported at this time. USCG requested trajectory.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel Fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 10,000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 34° 39.13′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 37.38′ West