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MY NO FILTER Fire and Sinking

offshore Ocean City, MD, USA | 2020-Aug-21

Initial Notification: On August 21, 2020, the USCG Sector Maryland notified the NOAA SSC that a 60-foot long yacht had caught fire and partially capsized 2 miles offshore and 2 miles north of Chincoteague Island, Virginia. On 25 August, Sector Maryland requested a review of the proposed salvage plan and stakeholder coordination.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 38° 3.34′ North
Longitude (approximate): 75° 9.41′ West