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48' Garda Marie Sinking

1.5 miles North of Tatoosh Island, WA | 2021-Oct-15

Initial Notification: On October 15, 2021, the USCG notified the NOAA SSC of a 48’ wooden hulled Makah Tribal Vessel Garda Marie that sank 1.5 miles north of Tatoosh Island. The vessel sank in approx. 660-840 feet of water. The vessel has approx. 400 gallons diesel and 10 gallons motor oil on board and fish in the cargo hold. The location is approximate based on the observed debris field, no sheen was observed. The USCG has an overflight scheduled this morning. CG requests a Resources at Risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 400 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 24.55′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 46.50′ West