Commercial Fishing Tender Sinks in Sumner Strait, Prince of Wales Island, AK
Prince of Wales Island, AK | 2022-Feb-22
Initial Notification: On 20-Feb-2022, the commercial fishing tender FV Emerald Beauty sank in Sumner Strait in 91 fathoms of water. The fishing vessel had between 400-600 gallons of diesel onboard, with a maximum potential of 1500 gallons. Sheen was observed on the water surface during an overflight on 22-Feb at the sinking location. MDF Ketchikan has requested a fates and trajectory analysis, and potential resources at risk.
|Products of concern:||diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||600 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||56° 17.62′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||133° 41.90′ West|