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M/V Todd Brown

MM 940 Mississippi River (near Columbus, KY) | 2017-Apr-17

Initial Notification: On April 17, 2017, the USCG MSU Paducah contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a sunken UTV, the M/V Todd Brown located near MM 940 on the Mississippi River north of Columbus, MS. Vessel sank around 1500 CST and has approximately 17,980 gallons of diesel and 67 gallons of slop oil on board. No release reported, but no on-scene observations as of yet. USCG is requesting fate and trajectory for worst case discharge.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:marine diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 17,980 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 36° 48.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 7.80′ West