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P/V Grand Sun

Breton Sound, LA | 2018-Oct-09

Initial Notification: On October 8, 2018, the NOAA SSC was contacted by USCG Sector New Orleans regarding a passenger vessel that caught fire in Breton Sound, LA. Four crew were rescued and the vessel was left in the water until the RP conducted a survey that deemed the vessel towable. The vessel was reported to contain 3500gal of diesel fuel and 40gal of lube oil. Although there was no reported discharge at the time of the request, the USCG requests a fate and trajectory for the petroleum products on board.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 49.52′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 17.23′ West