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FV Kelli J; Willipa Bay, South Bend, WA

Willipa Bay, South Bend, WA | 2018-May-19

Initial Notification: On Sunday, 20MAY18, the USCG Sector Columbia River contacted the SSC, NW Region, requesting fate and trajectory analysis of 500 gallons of diesel from a fishing vessel, the Kelli J, that sank in Willipa Bay, WA. Initially a SAR case, the missing fisherman was later found by divers inside the sunken vessel prior to it being refloated.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 46° 35.30′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 58.30′ West