Sunken Fishing Vessel Leaking Diesel Off Coast of Marshfield, MA
Scituate, MA, USA | 2022-Feb-01
Initial Notification: On February 2, 2022, the USCG Sector Boston notified the NOAA SSC of a sunken fishing vessel approximately 1 nm off the coast of Marshfield, MA. An estimated 2,000 gallons of diesel was on board when the vessel sank. A USCG overflight showed a visible sheen approximately 1/2mile in length. Sector Boston has requested a trajectory.
|Products of concern:||Marine Diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||1000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||42° 9.20′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||70° 41.27′ West|