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70ft Wooden Hulled Vessel, Norwester, near Stuart Island, WA; Prevost Harbor, WA, USA

Prevost Harbor, WA, USA | 2021-Apr-17

Initial Notification: On the evening of April 17, 2021 USCG notified the NW SSC of a 70ft wooden-hulled vessel, the Norwester, aground on rocks near Stuart Island on the westerly side of Prevost Harbor. No sheen has been observed at this time. The vessel owner stated about 400 gals of Diesel on board with the potential to be around 1,000 gals. Salvage is en route to assist the vessel. A 24-hour trajectory and Resources at Risk were requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 400 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 41.12′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 12.37′ West