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Fishing Vessel Sunk off San Juan Island, WA

681 Smuggler Cove, Friday Harbor, WA | 2022-Aug-13

Initial Notification: On 13-AUG-2022 at 1525L, the USCG Sector Puget Sound contacted the NOAA SSC about the F/V Aleutian Isle that sank 300 yards off San Juan Island, WA. The vessel has approx. 2,500 gallons diesel on board, there is no report of release or sheen. The vessel has fishing gear that is in the water. The CG requested a Resources at Risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel (approx 2500 ga), hydraulic, lube oils (100 ga)
Total amount at risk of spill: 2600 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 33.27′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 10.48′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Evaluated but not used
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable