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Overturned Barge "Capt Leo II" Charleston Harbor Yacht Club

527 Wampler Dr, Charleston, SC 29412, USA | 2021-Aug-04

Initial Notification: On August 4, 2021, the USCG Sector Charleston notified the Scientific Support Coordinator that a 120-foot barge was overturned at the Charleston yacht club. The barge is actively releasing fuel. Total fuel onboard is 1000 gallons of diesel and 65 gallons of hydraulic fuel. Sorbent boom is deployed at the barge and additional response assets are en route. USCG requested fate and trajectory information.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 45.30′ North
Longitude (approximate): 79° 54.63′ West