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Eyak Fishing Vessel Grounding; Sitka, Alaska

Sitka, Alaska | 2015-Jan-20

Initial Notification: On January 20, 2015, USCG was notified that the 71-foot F/V Eyak grounded off of Calligan Island, on its way back to Sitka, Alaska. The vessel was carrying approximately 800 gallons of diesel and 200 gallons of gasoline. No discharge has been reported yet, but there has been bad weather and the vessel rolled after the vents were plugged. USCG requested weather, oil fate and trajectory analysis.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel and gasoline
Total amount at risk of spill: 800 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 56° 51.03′ North
Longitude (approximate): 135° 23.47′ West