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T/V Ajax; Smith Point, VA

Smith Point, VA | 1985-May-20

Initial Notification: The 72 ft tug Ajax sank about 2.5 to 3 miles SW of Smith Point, VA in the Chesapeake. It was in 32 ft of water with winds from the SW. The tank on board had approx 3500 gla of diesel on it.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 37° 50.58′ North
Longitude (approximate): 76° 12.70′ West