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Fishing Vessel "Bay of Isle" Aground, Barnegat Inlet, NJ

Barnegat Light, NJ, USA | 2020-May-07

Initial Notification: USCG Sector Delaware Bay notified the NOAA SSC at 9:30am on 7 May 2020 that a 45 ft long commercial fishing vessel was hard aground on the south side jetty in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. Vessel has 500 gallons on board. No pollution reported at this time. USCG requested trajectory and resources at risk support.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel Fuel
Total amount at risk of spill: 150 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 39° 45.51′ North
Longitude (approximate): 74° 5.68′ West
On-Water Recovery: Evaluated but not used
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable