F/V LEONA Sinking; Sitka, AK
Sitka, AK | 2018-Jul-03
Initial Notification: On July 02, 2018, the F/V LEONA, a 33' wooden fishing vessel with approximately 140 gallons of diesel fuel onboard, began taking on water. Searches by USCG MSD Sitka (via vessel) and Air Station Sitka (via Helicopter) observed a sheen on the water approximately 2 miles long by 30 meters wide but were unable to locate the vessel and it is presumed to have sank. USCG MSD Sitka requested a fates and trajectory analysis for this event.
|Products of concern:||diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||140 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||56° 58.11′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||135° 25.45′ West|