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M/V Rio Neuquen

Houston, Texas | 1984-Jul-01

Initial Notification: RECIEVED NOTIFICATION FROM JOHN ROBINSON IN SEATTLE AT 1500. INITIAL REPORT MENTIONED EXPLOSION WITH 1 DEAD AND 4 INJURED IN HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL. . CONTACTED LT. CLINE AND THEN LT. GOULD IN HOUSTON. BRIEFLY REVIEWED THE SITUATION, AND ASKED FOR INFORMATION FROM MANIFEST, QUANTITY OF ALUMINUM PHOSPHATE INVOLVED, ETC. WAS REQUESTED TO COME ON-SCENE BY LT. GOULD. . ARRIVED ON-SCENE 2100. NO MANIFEST AS YET AVAILABLE. THE MAN KILLED WAS A TRAMA VICTUM, RATHER THAN PHOSPHINE EXPOSURE. TOTAL OF 9 MEN REPORTED EXPOSED TO PHOSPHINE. USCG district 8.

Incident Details
Products of concern:PHOSPHINE
Latitude (approximate): 29° 43.95′ North
Longitude (approximate): 95° 7.58′ West