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F/V MOUNT TAMGUS

Approximately 12 NM W of Rockaway Beach, OR | 2018-Apr-01

Initial Notification: On April 1, 2108, the USCG Sector Columbia River contacted NOAA regarding an overturned fishing vessel, Mount Tamgus with approximately 3000 gallons of diesel on board and lightly sheening with a 300x500 yd sheen visible. Four personnel (all on board) were rescued from the vessel by USCG Station Tillamook, OR, small boat. Boat owner notified and working with USCG on salvage plan. Fate and trajectory analysis of diesel and vessel requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 45° 37.80′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 15.60′ West