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26-foot Cabin Cruiser Sunk, Bellingham Bay, Bellingham, WA

Bellingham, WA | 2023-Aug-28

Initial Notification: On 28-AUG-2023, USCG Sector Puget Sound notified the NOAA SSC that a 26-foot cabin cruiser sank in Bellingham Bay, WA. It is unknown how much fuel product is on board the vessel. There has been no reported sheen or fuel observed in the water. Ownership of the vessel is under investigation, The USCG opened the OSLTF and requested a verbal ESI/ Resources at Risk to prepare for pollution response.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:gasoline
Total amount at risk of spill: 35 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 43.42′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 30.55′ West