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Sunken Pleasure Craft Matia Island, WA

Eastsound, WA 98245, USA | 2020-Jun-02

Initial Notification: Morning of 02 JUN 2020, Washington State Ecology was notified of a sunken 41 ft pleasure craft off Matia Island in the San Juan Islands. Coast Guard safely rescued persons onboard before the vessel sank. It is unknown how much fuel is onboard the vessel at this time and Coast Guard is reporting they are not seeing a sheen in the water. They are planning to conduct an overflight at daylight to assess the situation. ESA has been requested at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 48° 44.81′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 50.26′ West