Fishing Vessel sunk SE of Assateague Island, Virginia
55 NM SE of Assateague Island, VA | 2022-Oct-28
Initial Notification: On October 28, 2022, USCG Sector VA notified the NOAA SSC that the F/V TREMONT, a 114.5 foot, 399 GT vessel sank at 0400 approx. 55 NM SE of Assateague Island,, Virginia. The vessel has a total diesel fuel capacity of approx. 31,000 gallons as well as machinery lube oil onboard. The cause of the casualty is under investigation. The Sector VA FOSCR requested a worst-case discharge trajectory for possible shoreline impact and resources at risk be conducted for the formulation of their response strategy.
|Tags:||Collision, Search + Rescue|
|Products of concern:||Diesel Fuel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||31,000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||37° 36.74′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||74° 14.62′ West|