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Tug Vessel Sunk; Tulalip Bay Marina, WA

Snohomish County, WA | 2023-Oct-25

Initial Notification: On 25-OCT-2023 the USCG Sector Puget Sound notified the NOAA SSC of a 30’ tug vessel submerged at the Tulalip Bay Marina, WA. There is approx. 60 gallons diesel on board with a max. potential of 300 gallons. Sheening is observed and the marina has deployed boom. There are two salmon hatcheries in the area. The USCG federalized the case and is working with a contractor remove the vessel.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 60-300 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 3.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 19.80′ West