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F/V RELUCTANT aground; Port Frederick, AK

Port Frederick, AK | 2020-Sep-22

Initial Notification: The F/V RELUCTANT ran aground in Port Frederick, AK at around 0830 hrs on 22-SEP-2020. The owner reports that the vessel has 150 gallons of diesel fuel on board with a capacity of 280 gallons. NRC report indicates a 20x20 ft sheen. USCG Sector Juneau contacted the NOAA SSC covering AK to request oil fate & trajectory for a potential catastrophic release from the vessel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 150 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 58° 0.18′ North
Longitude (approximate): 135° 37.66′ West