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Vessel Paradise Grounding, Key West, FL; Key West, FL

Key West, FL | 2018-Apr-30

Initial Notification: USCG Sector Key West reported on Friday 27 APR 2018 that the 55' vessel Paradise was aground at Rock Key Sanctuary Preservation Area off Key West, FL. Salvage attempts have been unsuccessful due to weather and sea conditions. The vessel is reported to have approximately 550 gallons of diesel and 15-20 gallons of lube oil on board. There was no release of pollution reported. A fate and trajectory analysis has been requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 24° 27.31′ North
Longitude (approximate): 81° 51.54′ West