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F/V Miss Lena, Sunk Offshore Texas

Gulf of Mexico | 2020-Nov-25

Initial Notification: On November 25, 2020, MSU Texas City requested a fate analysis for the 7,500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard F/V Miss Lena, which sank the evening of November 24. Status of fuel tanks unknown. Vessel is in deep water (~1100 - 1200m) and will be left in place. All crew safely removed from vessel. Phone support provided.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 7500 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 27° 1.79′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 46.25′ West