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T/V Fuji; Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean | 1985-Apr-09

Initial Notification: T/V Fuji located abuot 250 miles off the coast of Wilmington had an explosion in an empty gas storage tank that tore a 200' gash on her port side. The ship is abandoned and starting to buckle. The spill potential is 24,000 gal #2 diesel and 79,000 gla intermediate fuel oil - Like #4 diesel. Possibility that the vessel will sink during the night. Will try to tow stern section to Hampton Roads - Trajectory info requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 32° 10.42′ North
Longitude (approximate): 71° 38.06′ West