F/V Aaron and Melissa II
50 miles east of Rockland, ME | 2018-Nov-13
Initial Notification: On November 14, 2018, the 76 foot fishing vessel Aaron and Melissa II sank approximately 50 miles east of Rockland, Maine in 88 fathoms (500+ feet) of water. All hands were rescued from the sea and the ship went down with an estimated 3-5 thousand gallons of diesel fuel on-board. The NOAA SSC was contacted on that afternoon for for oil fate and movement support and a discussion of resources at risk.
|Products of concern:||Diesel|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||5000 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||43° 6.00′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||68° 21.60′ West|