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FV St Patrick; Womens Bay, Kodiak, AK

Womens Bay, Kodiak, AK | 2021-Aug-09

Initial Notification: On 5-Aug-2021, a sheen was reported at the head of Womens Bay. On 6-Aug-2021, a USCG overflight observed sheen that appears to be caused by an unknown submerged source approximately 30 feet deep. They were able to see the slow bubbling due to the calm water. The source appears to be the 138’ F/V St. Patrick, scallop boat that sunk in 1989, The sheen is a narrow band that's roughly estimated as 300-feet long. USCG has opened the OSLTF. ADEC has requested a resources at risk analysis.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 3970 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 57° 43.10′ North
Longitude (approximate): 152° 32.92′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable