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F/V ARIANA MARIE; Newport County, RI, USA

Newport County, RI, USA | 2020-May-21

Initial Notification: On May 21, 2020, A F/V carrying approximately 362 gallons of diesel fuel, 2-five gallon containers of gasoline, and a small amount of hydraulic fuel. The vessel caught fire at 1101 and burned until it sank at 1258 EDT on 21 May 2020 in 105 feet of water. NOAA SSC contacted for support on potential fates of the oil.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 41° 21.17′ North
Longitude (approximate): 71° 24.94′ West