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Grounded Fishing Vessel Aleutian Storm; Bodega Bay, CA

Bodega Bay, CA | 2024-Feb-10

Initial Notification: On February 10, 2024, the USCG Sector San Francisco contacted their NOAA SSC to report the grounding of the F/V ALEUTIAN STORM near Salmon Creek, just north of Bodega Bay, CA. The vessel was on the beach amidst the surf. No pollution was observed, but the vessel reportedly had 1,500 gallons of diesel on board. USCG sought oil fate & transport info in the event of a release prior to or during vessel salvage operations.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 1500 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 38° 19.92′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 4.20′ West