Sunken 60-Foot Shrimping Vessel, Bolivar Peninsula, TX
Bolivar Peninsula, TX | 2023-Mar-15
Initial Notification: On March 14, 2023, the vessel F/V Tu-Thao, a 60 ft steel hull shrimping vessel sank approximately a half mile off Bolivar Peninsula in about 16 ft of water. All crew were rescued. Vessel was reported to be carrying 500-600 gallons of diesel fuel. Vessel is not actively sheening. MSU Texas City is working with owner to remove pollution, and requested fate and trajectory.
|Products of concern:||diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||600 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 30.28′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||94° 29.67′ West|