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40-Foot Cabin Cruiser Taking On Water, Tom's Bayou, Valparaiso, FL

Valparaiso, FL 32580, USA | 2022-Sep-16

Initial Notification: On September 16, 2022 USCG MSD Panama City contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a 40FT cabin cruiser taking on water in Tom's Bayou. Reportedly, the vessel contains approximately 200 gals of diesel fuel. Local Fire, FL FWC contacted USCG after receiving a distress call from passenger aboard the vessel. Passenger was removed from vessel for medical treatment and USCG is assessing availability of OSRO to address potential pollution removal. SSC provided information on fate and effects and resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 200 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 30° 30.18′ North
Longitude (approximate): 86° 29.71′ West