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FV Taku Sinking

Sutwik Island, AK | 2017-Jun-10

Initial Notification: On June 10, 2017, the FV Taku was reported sinking south of Sutwik Island on the Alaskan Peninsula. The Taku is a 65-foot fishing tender with a wooden hull. The maximum potential is 880 gallons of diesel. Three crew were rescued with no report of injury. At the time of rescue, the vessel was free floating. USCG is requesting a fates analysis and trajectory at this time.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 880 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 56° 31.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 157° 9.30′ West