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Fishing Vessel Sunk off Redondo Beach, CA

off Redondo Beach, CA | 2023-Feb-09

Initial Notification: On 09-FEB-2023, USCG Sector LA/LB contacted their NOAA SSC to request trajectory support for the 43’ sunken F/V MATADOR off Redondo Beach, CA. The vessel reportedly sank at 0200 hrs on 08-FEB, 1/3 mile offshore, in 170’ of water, with an estimated 50 gallons diesel on-board (max potential 150 gallons).

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 150 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 50.75′ North
Longitude (approximate): 118° 24.90′ West