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F/V Master D; 40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas

40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas | 2018-Aug-31

Initial Notification: On August 31, 2018, the NOAA SSC was contacted by USCG Sector Corpus Christie regarding a fire aboard the FV Master D. Potential onboard is 23,000 gallons of diesel and 300 gallons lube oil. The incident occurred approx 38 miles offshore. It was reported that there is a 1/2 mile sheen behind the vessel. USCG is requesting a Trajectory and potential resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:oil, diesel & Lube oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 23000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 26° 7.86′ North
Longitude (approximate): 96° 24.80′ West