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MV Deliverance

Offshore, Charleston, South Carolina | 2021-Jun-02

Initial Notification: On June 2, 2021, the NOAA SSC received a call for the MV Deliverance, a 57 foot yacht, on fire ~5 miles off the coast of South Carolina, near Charleston. The vessel had been on fire for approximately 3 hours—the fire was reported extinguished around 1100 local. The crew was safely rescued. The vessel was reported to have 1200 gal diesel on board, before the fire. A trajectory and resources at risk have been requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 48.61′ North
Longitude (approximate): 79° 37.41′ West