F/V SUNUP grounded/sunk
Eureka, CA | 2021-Jan-25
Initial Notification: On the morning of 25-JAN-2021, USCG Sector San Francisco contacted their NOAA SSC to report the grounding and sinking of the F/V SUNUP within the entrance channel to Humboldt Bay the previous evening (24-JAN-2021). The 50’ wooden F/V has a maximum fuel capacity of 1,300 gallons, but at the time of sinking, the owner reported her to be carrying roughly 800-900 gallons. On-scene conditions are rough and sheening has been observed during the day. USCG requested trajectory support.
|Products of concern:||Diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||900 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||40° 45.44′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||124° 13.85′ West|