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Fishing Vessel Taking on Water, Partially Sunk, Port of Ilwaco, WA

Ilwaco, WA | 2023-Apr-25

Initial Notification: On the morning of 25-APR-2023, USCG Sector Columbia River contacted the PNW NOAA SSC that the Commercial Fishing Vessel Salish Sister is taking on water and partially sunk at the Port of Ilwaco, WA. There is max. potential of approx. 500 gallons oily product on board the vessel. Responders are in route; it is unknown if oil has released. A trajectory and resources at risk were requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel, Lube, Hydraulic Oils
Total amount at risk of spill: 140-500 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 46° 18.17′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 2.54′ West