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Sunken Pleasure Craft, Pass a Loutre

Venice, LA | 2017-Apr-24

Initial Notification: On April 24, 2017, Sector New Orleans notified NOAA SSC of a sunken pleasure craft in the Mississippi River near Pass a Loutre. Vessel has 450 gallons of gasoline onboard, believed to be still in the tote tanks on the vessel but actual status uncertain. Phone support provided regarding fate, effects, and resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Gasoline
Total amount at risk of spill: 450 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 8.60′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 13.36′ West