Skip to content

70’ Fishing Vessel Sunk, Fish Harbor, San Pedro, CA

Fish Harbor, San Pedro, CA | 2022-Oct-24

Initial Notification: During the evening of 24-OCT-2022, USCG Sector LA/Long Beach contacted their NOAA SSC to request trajectory support for a 70’ wood fishing vessel that sank within the Port of Los Angeles. The vessel has been actively sheening since at least 1600 hrs, reportedly has an 830 gallon max potential of diesel on board. As the USCG attempts to boom the area around the vessel, they requested a trajectory estimate through sunrise tomorrow to help plan out a first light assessment of the area.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 15 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 44.08′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 15.91′ West