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M/V Honduras and T/V Andrew McAllister; San Juan, Puerto Rico Harbor, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico Harbor, Puerto Rico | 1985-Apr-24

Initial Notification: In San Juan, PR Harbor, a collision between M/V Honduras and tug Andrew McAllister at 0510 EST. The tug was impaled on the bow of the Honduras, then caught fire along w/spilled diesel on the water. After fire was out, the Honduras pushed tug to head of San Antonio channel, where it became free and sank. Honduras was containers hip w/many chemicals on board - but it is expected to be no problem. Tug spilled 2000+ gal of diesel this is only expected problem.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 18° 28.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 66° 7.20′ West