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Tug Sunk offshore from Myrtle Beach, SC

North Myrtle Beach, SC, USA | 2023-Aug-09

Initial Notification: USCG Sector Charleston requested a spill trajectory at 0730 on 9 August 2023 for a 65 foot tug, the Jacqueline A that sank 3 miles offshore from Myrtle Beach SC at 2100 on 08 Aug 2023 in 30 feet of water. Tug is on the bottom with 5000 gallons of diesel fuel and about 75 gallons of hydraulic and lube oils onboard.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel and Lube
Total amount at risk of spill: 5000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 33° 46.32′ North
Longitude (approximate): 78° 40.30′ West